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MAMusic Industry Studies

Tuition fee £13,000.00 per year
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This MA will give you an advanced and discerning knowledge of music industry practices, drawing on our international research and the experience of our tutors. On it you’ll investigate current music industry practices in-depth.

The programme is taught alongside the Masters programme in Popular Music Studies, which will broaden your theoretical understanding and opportunities for research. We anticipate class sizes to be between 15 and 20 students.

All postgraduates also have access to the department’s programme of research seminars and performances.

Staff and students contribute fully to our research areas, which are informed by the broadly defined fields of:

- Critical theory
- Musicology
- Music Analysis
- Music and the moving image (including new media)
- Ethnomusicology
- Composition
- Music industries
- Media and cultural studies.

Career opportunities

Students from the taught postgraduate programmes in the School of Music have gone on to a wide range of careers, including various positions in the music industries, museums, arts administration, journalism, publishing, and teaching. PhDs from the School of Music are in full-time lectureships around the world (e.g. Canada, Sweden).

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States