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Music MA: Course features

What this course offers you

If you choose to study this course, here are some of the things you can expect from the course and how it will benefit you.

  • Our Music MA allows you to design your own programme of study to match your interests, strengths and career aspirations. You select five optional modules from a wide range of music topics and/or closely related subjects.
  • You also enhance your research/project development skills and broaden your knowledge base through studying four core modules.
  • You further tailor the course to your own interests by undertaking either:
    •  a major piece of original research on a topic of your own choice - this takes the form of a dissertation. You will receive guidance from a specialist tutor plus core modules teaching research, project planning and development skills; or
    • develop a folio of compositions with supporting recording and critical commentary. You will receive guidance from a specialist tutor plus core modules teaching research, project planning and development skills.
  • The curriculum is enriched by the eclectic view we take of musical styles and genres at Kingston, exploiting the diversity of a repertoire encompassing western classical music, popular and world musics.
  • You undertake a variety of forms of assessment, including essays, critiques, position papers, ensemble performances, a portfolio of compositions/recordings, practical projects, recording projects, presentations, research papers and a dissertation.  
  • We offer a part-time option to enable you to complete your MA alongside other commitments.

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