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The MA Music is a taught postgraduate course for musicians interested in developing their music practice and increasing their profile as professional artists.The MA Music tests ways of taking music practice in different directions and then carrying out projects in which this work is presented to the public. The flexible modules allow for consideration of instrumental and studio composition, interdisciplinary and multimedia pieces, installation art, community projects and more. The course is a
The MA Music is a taught postgraduate course for musicians interested in developing their music practice and increasing their profile as professional artists.
The MA Music tests ways of taking music practice in different directions and then carrying out projects in which this work is presented to the public. The flexible modules allow for consideration of instrumental and studio composition, interdisciplinary and multimedia pieces, installation art, community projects and more. The course is a space to try out bold, new ideas and an opportunity to acquire the real-world skills required by professional artists.
Students on the course build a portfolio of music outputs whilst developing skills such as project management, managing and archiving public events, and arts promotion.
The course is delivered through a combination of evening classes and one-to-one tutorials at mutually convenient times.
Learning Environment and Assessment
Students learn alongside a diverse variety of music practitioners and are typically assessed on their creation of a music portfolio, an arts project, and a research project. To aid in producing this work, support is provided by several tutors whose expertise covers a wide variety of music practices.
The MA Music is intended to prepare students to generate and make the most of opportunities as practicing musicians. Continuation onto the Professional Doctorate is available on completion of this course. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading, modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovative, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire students, the university provides a high-quality experience in modern surroundings.
UCLan received a silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and offers over 200 taught and research postgraduate courses across a range of subjects. There’s a community of 20,000 students from over 120 countries, including 5,000 postgraduate students and 700 research students. As well as the main campus in Preston, the university has additional sites in Burnley, Cumbria and Cyprus.
UCLan’s impressive state-of-the-art facilities include a 24-hour library with over 700 computers, and a sports centre complete with a fitness suite and sports halls.