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  • Qualification

    Mmus/MusM - Master of Music

  • Location

    Perth College UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

What is special about this course?

This course is suitable for those involved in creating (composition, songwriting and production) or studying music, and who wish to expand their current field of expertise.

The MMus Music will introduce you to the fundamental principles of text-based, or practice-led research in popular and contemporary music. It provides unique and creative approaches to composition, songwriting, production and musicology, valuing musical creativity and innovation, musical diversity and intellectual curiosity.

The course will help strengthen your ability to utilise independent learning whilst developing original and creative responses to problems and current complex issues. You will have the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of your chosen research area through pathway and optional modules.

You may also have the opportunity to attend conferences, gigs and networking events.

Special features

The programme offers two pathways:

  • Music: Popular and Contemporary Music Practices pathway
  • Music: Popular and Contemporary Music Studies pathway

You will gain the key skills and expertise to enable you to make an effective contribution to the creative industries.

How will I study my course?

You will learn through a combination of face-to-face lectures and tutorials and online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE). You may also be required to attend residential and studio sessions for practical work.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of the MMus Music will prepare you for various careers within the creative industry including:

Composition and songwriting
Music research
Community arts
Teaching.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 8,820per 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

    73rd out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    59th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    12th

    13

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Music league table

81

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