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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

MA Music students enjoy a vibrant academic environment, which actively promotes interdisciplinary studies with other disciplines in the arts and sciences. The course is taught by world-renowned staff who offers authoritative guidance in their respective fields. The course will help you to further explore your musical interests towards advancing your career and exploring novel opportunities in the job market.

Characterised by its lively cultural scene, great quality of life and tolerance, the city of Plymouth welcomes students from diverse backgrounds from all over the world.

Key features

  • Join an interdisciplinary research community with opportunities to be tutored by staff who are world-renowned in their respective disciplines.
  • Enjoy access to music rehearsal and recording facilities, including individual practice rooms, a professional recording environment, digital audio workstations, and instrumental facilities ranging from Steinway and Bosendorfer pianos to valve guitar amps, electronic keyboards, and analogue synthesisers.
  • Students have the unparalleled opportunity to access the expertise and facilities of the world-renowned Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research.
  • A range of societies and groups are on offer for students to participate, such as a gospel choir, concert band, ukulele society, gamelan group, orchestra, and many more.
  • Benefit from real-world job experience and placements while studying. Our Professional Opportunities Scheme facilitates placements in areas such as community music, music tutoring, film composition, sound design, performing, live sound, and studio recording.
  • The teaching team recognises and supports musicians from a variety of backgrounds and promotes stylistic freedom, exploration, and creative risk-taking.
  • Plymouth offers a vibrant cultural scene, and beautiful rural surroundings and sea coast. Plymouth promotes tolerance and diversity. The University is located at the heart of the city centre. It is not in a remote campus separating students from the city’s vibrant life.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 87 42

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    115 57%

    66th

    36
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    25.0 25%

    82nd

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    39th

    22

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