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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Argyll

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    15 months

Course summary

What is special about this course?

Creative artists make a significant contribution to the sustainability of the creative economy, particularly in rural communities.

The MA Music and the Environment provides a foundation for musicians to develop new paths for creative, entrepreneurial and environmentally responsible endeavours. In addition, the course equips musicians to work within their own community, establishing effective and successful contributions to their local economy.

Special features

  • Opportunity to work in one of the richest natural and cultural environments in the world, with leading musicians and experts, set in the heritage and historical context
  • Chance to work on real-life work scenarios to develop new works, performances and enterprises in local settings across the Highlands and Islands
  • You will gain key skills and expertise to form complex and compelling artistic works, with a clear understanding of relevant environmental factors
  • You will acquire skills to create sustainable enterprises and make a contribution to the creative economy and network of other artists in the UK and Europe.

What can I do on completion of my course?

This course prepares students for various careers in the creative industries:

Performing musician
Composer or arranger
Creative entrepreneur
Community musician
Event organiser.

You can study this off-campus masters from any location, including internationally.

How long will my course last?

Full-time: 15 months
Part-time (structured): minimum 3 years
Part-time (unstructured): maximum 6 years

This course is not available to international students requiring Student Route visa sponsorship to study in the UK.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,090per 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 the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 86 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    45th

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    8th

    5

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