Master's Degree Music in Europe

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Strive For a graduate degree in music can serve you to increase further experience in performance, composition, production, or managing, and it can also open doors for unconventional teaching opportunities.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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MMus Popular Music Performance

Campus UK London
September 2015

Our postgraduate music performance courses offer substantial one-to-one instrumental tuition, with recitalists of international renown. They comprise fascinating and engaging modules that support and extend your practical musicianship and academic skills. [+]

Masters Music in Europe 2014/2015. MMus Popular Music PerformanceOur postgraduate music performance courses offer substantial one-to-one instrumental tuition, with recitalists of international renown. They comprise fascinating and engaging modules that support and extend your practical musicianship and academic skills.You can also benefit from London College of Music’s (LCM) weekly Postgraduate Research Seminars and Composition Workshops, which offer great opportunities to learn new skills and network with students from other postgraduate courses. LCM also has several large ensembles, including the LCM Sinfonia, LCM Big Band, LCM Choir, and LCM Glee Choir, which students are able to participate in. Course detailThe course teaching programme runs throughout each calendar year.The MMus in Popular Music Performance addresses the practical, academic and professional needs of contemporary musicians, and we welcome students from all genres. This is a Level 7 postgraduate programme for performers of advanced ability.To study on this course you should be an accomplished performer, and an inquisitive and flexible musician with clear research interests relating to performance. Our students come from classical, jazz and pop backgrounds, and will typically hold an undergraduate qualification in Music, such as a BA (Hons) with Performance, or a BMus (Hons) in Performance.The MMus course develops your musical performance at an advanced level. You will benefit as a performer – not only from the expertise of our instrumental teaching staff, who are all internationally acclaimed, but also from playing with, and learning from, each other in workshops and masterclasses, and participating in the lively musical environment that LCM provides. We place particular emphasis on developing your critical thinking and listening skills, and give you a richer understanding of, and the opportunity to experiment with, a broad range of performance styles.We support the practical side of this course with academic modules that complement and enrich your performing experience. The dissertation enables you to carry out more detailed research in an area of personal interest.You will leave this MMus course a more confident performer and a better-informed all-round musician. You will have gained greater musical skills and insights, as well as essential transferable skills, such as the ability to evaluate situations, engage in professional dialogue, and work effectively with others. Equally, you will have gained significant experience working in, and developing groups and ensembles, which will be crucial to your long-term development as a musician.Entry requirementsCandidates who are selected for interview and audition will hold an appropriate undergraduate qualification, eg a BA (Hons) Music (with Performance) or a BMus (Hons) Performance - with a 2:1 or above. Equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. (IELTS 6.5)A candidate should include the following information in his/her application pack:1) a completed application from (available from the UWL website)2) two references, one academic3) a copy of his/her degree certificate and transcript4) an example of academic writing (eg an undergraduate essay)5) and a DVD of two performances (approximately three minutes each, but may be longer).International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening), TOEFL ibt at score at 90 or above, Pearson PTE Academic at score 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test. In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international/your-country to check for local equivalencies. We offer pre-sessional English language courses, an International Foundation Programme and a Pre-Masters Programme if you do not meet these requirements.... [-]

Master in Songwriting

Campus or Online UK Bath
February 2015

This is the world’s first and only Master’s Degree in Songwriting. Offered in both attendance-based and distance learning formats, it is aimed at unpublished songwriters wishing to develop their craft to a [+]

Master in Songwriting

 

This is the world’s first and only Master’s Degree in Songwriting. Offered in both attendance-based and distance learning formats, it is aimed at unpublished songwriters wishing to develop their craft to a professional level, and published songwriters wishing to achieve academic accreditation whilst continuing to improve creatively. The course, which is based at the university's Corsham Court campus, will help you to develop a range of critical, practical, communicative, industrial and research-based skills.

 

 

During the programme you will learn to:

Comment critically upon your own and others’ material; Examine the musicological and historical roots of your craft; Consider the commercial value of your songs in the marketplace; Rewrite and collaborate; Conduct academic research; Develop technical skills; Create a professional-standard portfolio of your work. ... [-]

Vocal Art

Campus Russia Moscow
February 2015

The Master's Degree program is aimed at training highly - skilled performers , singers and vocal art teachers at all levels of education. [+]

Masters Music in Europe 2014/2015. The Master's Degree program is aimed at training highly - skilled performers , singers and vocal art teachers at all levels of education. Undergraduates have the unique opportunity of creative communication with outstanding singers of our time, such as People's Artists of Russia B.N.Kudryavtsev , N.V.Baskov , Honored Artist of Russia V.M.Syutkin, famous pop singer S.M.Penkin etc. The result of Master’s Degree Course is a concert performance and protection of master's thesis on topical issues of theory and methodology of vocal art. The uniqueness of the master's degree program:

All undergraduates have the opportunity to master various genres of classical, pop, jazz and folk music; The combination of theory and practice of voice with the provision of extensive network of practice bases Participation in various vocal competitions and festivals, including the International Competition "Muses of the world" ("Contemporary Art and Education" ). All undergraduates have the opportunity to serve the scientific and practical conferences and publish articles; The program has a teaching component, which allows to master methods of teaching vocal music at different levels of education. Final certification - participation in the show program or project performance and protection (if desired, may be replaced with the protection of master's thesis). ... [-]

Music Therapy

Campus Germany Heidelberg
February 2015

Our department works closely with the German Centre for Music Therapy Research. These are optimal conditions for learning the scientific foundation behind the use music in healing the sick. In [+]

Master - Music Therapy

 

Our department works closely with the German Centre for Music Therapy Research. These are optimal conditions for learning the scientific foundation behind the use music in healing the sick. In our music therapy training clinic, students are able to apply their knowledge in direct contact with the patients. Our main treatment methods are various, and range from chronic pain to adjustment disorders, tumors and strokes. We have particularly specialised in the outpatient treatment of children with headaches, delayed speech and development, behaviour problems, autism and tumors.

 

 

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Music Therapy: research programme... [-]

Music for Film and Media

Campus Austria Krems
October 2015

The Masters of Arts Program in Music for Film and Media at the Danube University follows a modular platform affording graduate students and professionals seeking further training and education access to scheduling and geographical flexibility. [+]

Masters Music in Europe 2014/2015. The artistic production landscape continues to change and evolve at an overwhelming pace. A globalized, technology driven world not only opens doors to new creative possibilities, but also to new challenges, as well as artistic and business driven expectations. The paradigms are quite different from the "legacy" industry of even a couple of years back. How does one define success? Who is the Composer nowadays and what must she / he do to be competitive in the market place, and increase her / his chances of achieving the desired plateau of success? The Masters of Arts Program in Music for Film and Media at the Danube University follows a modular platform affording graduate students and professionals seeking further training and education access to scheduling and geographical flexibility. Moreover, as technology and trends develop at a great speed, the modular system allows the program to continuously remain up to date and ahead of the curve. The program features two main building blocks pragmatically combining practical training, theoretical knowledge, and aesthetics: Leveling the group's learning field: Surveying / reviewing disciplines necessary for a successful track as composer and soundsmith for film and media -- among others: Fundamentals of acoustics and sound, music psychology and dramaturgy, orchestration, music synthesis and sound processing, audio recording and production, applied technologies Applying knowledge / skills, and project implementation: Aesthetics, artistic goals and directions, trends, genres, styles, applied composition, production, basic entrepreneurship for composers, self-management, creative leadership Target group The program addresses composers, musicians, sound and media artists, music producers, and musicologists interested in pursuing graduate studies and professional training with focus on music for film, TV, online media, interactive games, and sonic branding for businesses and commercial applications. The program also surveys key aspects of management, entrepreneurship, creative leadership, and networking for composers and media artists. [-]

Master's Programme in Music, Jazz Improvisation

Campus Sweden Malmö
February 2015

Master Programme in Music, Jazz Improvisation aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. [+]

Programme overview

The Master's Programme in Music - Performance Programme, Jazz/Improvisation, aims to educate musicians possessing a high level of artistic and professional ability. On completion of the programme, the student must have well-developed knowledge and skills in order to work in a professional capacity in various forms - either as a soloist, a member of an established ensemble, or in freely formed groups. The student must also have developed his/her ability for independent study. In addition, on completion of the programme, the student must have acquired well-developed entrepreneurial skills that increase his/her professional versatility in an ever-changing cultural life.... [-]

Master Music Therapy

Campus Austria Krems
February 2015

Every second year in September we welcome a new intake of 18 students for our master programme, which is taught in German. The part-time master programme in Music Therapy is a modular programme, with each semester divided into theoretical and practical clinical components. We provide our students with in-depth know how of research and practice in the field of music therapy. [+]

Masters Music in Europe 2014/2015. Master of Science in Health Studies (MSc)

Language of instruction: German

Every second year in September we welcome a new intake of 18 students for our master programme, which is taught in German. The part-time master programme in Music Therapy is a modular programme, with each semester divided into theoretical and practical clinical components. We provide our students with in-depth know how of research and practice in the field of music therapy.

The research is focused from the very beginning on the development of the master thesis which has to have practical clinical relevance. Throughout the degree programme we aim to combine aspects of personal development and practical experience with critical theory-based reflection.... [-]

Master In Acting For Musical Theater

Campus Spain Madrid
February 2015

In the area of ​​Performing Arts, TAI meets professional actors who share a passion for theater and the vision of how it can transform society.With a comprehensive development of the skills and intellectual and expressive potential of the actor, the [+]

Master in Acting for Musical Theatre Duration: One academic year. In the area of ​​Performing Arts, TAI meets professional actors who share a passion for theater and the vision of how it can transform society. With a comprehensive development of the skills and the intellectual and expressive actor, graduate students are able to cope with varied records, flexibility to adapt to new formats and channels such as the Internet, and work on changing cultural environments within the context of emerging international co-productions. The Master of Acting for Musical Theatre is a unique program of specialization in professional practice based interpreting music and dance.Aimed at professionals and students experience and solid performance with dramatic acting training who want to guide your career towards the middle of the musical and choral work in films, operas and musical theater. The Master in Acting for Musical Theatre includes an intensive plan centered performance practices technical mastery of song, dance and choreography, culminating in representing various plays produced each year by TAI with the collaboration of musicians and choreographers professionals. The unique learning experience This program complete with professional actors masterclasses taught by internationally renowned in the field of theatrical and audiovisual scene, offering students the opportunity to strengthen their identity acting on the hand of the best teachers interpretation.... [-]

Master's Degree In Musical Interpretation And Research

Online Spain Valencia
October 2015

Created in collaboration with the ISEACV, the Master in Interpretation and Musical Research (VIU) gives you an advanced and multidisciplinary training, oriented [+]

Masters Music in Europe 2014/2015. Credits: 60 ECTS Created in collaboration with the ISEACV, the Master in Interpretation and Musical Research (VIU) gives you an advanced and multidisciplinary training for an academic specialization and integration in the professional tours. Objectives With this curriculum: - will dominate the factors involved in the creation of a musical work: the stylistic principles, the musical parameters, and the relationship of music to society. - You will be able to apply the criteria to a historicist interpretation musical. - Will you be ready / a to carry out activities of interpretation and own research practice of music from different stylistic criteria and methodological approaches. - You can argue the decision making in their interpretive and research activities, using scientific criteria. - If you follow the professional track, you'll get a high-level training in violin, cello and piano. - If you choose the research track, you'll get a solid methodological training that will allow you access to doctoral programs music research. Curriculum The design of this master consists of: - mandatory training module. Were offered during the first and second semester, a total of 27 ECTS. Its purpose is to provide all students with a common core training. - Module specialization. In this section, the / the student must choose one of two tracks of specialization offered by the university: musical performance or musical research. - External Training. They are compulsory for major in music performance. For the journey in music research, 9 ECTS related to this area will be extended. - Working Final Masters. The workload will vary depending on the route taken by the student. The duration of the master program is 1 year. [-]

Master of Music

Campus Netherlands Utrecht
September 2015

Within the Master of Music at the Utrecht School of the Arts, you have the opportunity to develop further as an instrumentalist, vocalist or composer. You do this by drawing up and following your own personal study plan. In this study ... [+]

Master of MusicWithin the Master of Music at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, you have the opportunity to develop further as an instrumentalist, vocalist or composer. You do this by drawing up and following your own personal study plan. In this study plan, you choose a pathway and describe what you want to focus on. Fixed components of the course are practice-oriented research and an internship.

The Master of Music is a two-year full-time course. It is also possible to follow the Master of Music part-time. The part-time programme takes 4 years. The Master of Music has 2 pathways: Performance and Music Design.

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Master of Global Music GLOMAS

Campus Denmark Aarhus Sweden Malmö Finland Helsinki
February 2015

The Master of Global Music (GLOMAS) is a new, innovative and specialized graduate degree programme offered in collaboration between higher education institutions in three Nordic... [+]

Masters Music in Europe 2014/2015. Master of Global Music GLOMAS

The Master of Global Music (GLOMAS) is a new, innovative and specialized graduate degree programme offered in collaboration between higher education institutions in three Nordic nations. Students will primarily be affiliated with one of the three Glomus founding partner institutions in Denmark, Sweden, or Finland but will also participate in joint courses held at each institution, for which travel and lodging expenses will normally be covered.In most cases, the Master degree programme will take 2 years to complete. In addition to coursework, all students will also conduct fieldwork on a foreign or minority musical culture. Students will be offered opportunities for fieldwork via partner institutions in the Southern hemisphere, particularly Africa and the Middle East.The programme emphasizes development of “bimusical” performance skills, typically within at least two traditions from different parts of the world, as well as studies of topics relevant to the career of a professional musician, including such areas as musical leadership and instructional skills, project management, and applied research. The programme leads to a Master Degree of Music (MMus).The common language of the programme is English.... [-]

Master of Music

Campus Netherlands Maastricht
February 2015

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes one year to complete. The academic [+]

Master of Music

 

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes one year to complete. The academic programme can be tailored to your individual needs.
To be eligible for admission to the Master's programme, you must hold a music diploma from a recognized institution in the Netherlands (Bachelor of Music), or have attained a comparable level by other means, tailored to the academic programme offered by Maastricht Academy of Music. These programmes are only open to a limited number of participants. Entry is by audition only.


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The Master of Music programme is offered by Maastricht Academy of Music and Fontys Conservatorium, Tilburg. These institutions are part of the Fontys and Zuyd University Alliance for Arts Education [Dutch: Alliantie voor de Kunsten Fontys en Zuyd], a joint arts venture between Zuyd University and Fontys University of Professional Education.AdmissionIn accordance with the requirements of all art faculties, you will be required to take an admission examination before a final decision on admission can be made. Apart from General Admission Requirements you need to comply with Specific Admission Requirements.The Music in Education admission exam consists of the following components:... [-]

MA Music

Campus UK Birmingham
September 2015

The Music MA is a flexible programme designed to cater for those with a wide range of interests and specialisms. It is conceived as a 'next step' after the undergraduate degree, either as a stepping stone to research [+]

Masters Music in Europe 2014/2015. The Music MA is a flexible programme designed to cater for those with a wide range of interests and specialisms. It is conceived as a 'next step' after the undergraduate degree, either as a stepping stone to research, as a qualification for teaching in the FE sector or simply to satisfy a thirst for development. There are 12 specialist pathways that you can choose from; each includes a range of core and optional taught modules and you will complete the course with a dissertation, recital or composition portfolio. - British Music Studies - Choral Conducting - Critical Musicology - Early Music - Electroacoustic composition/sonic art - Instrumental/Vocal Composition - Mixed Composition - Musicology - Open Pathway with Performance - Open Pathway without Performance - Performance - Performance Practice Employability The University of Birmingham has been ranked 8th in the UK and 60th in the world for post-qualification employability in the latest global survey of universities commissioned by the International Herald Tribune. Your degree will provide excellent preparation for employment and this will be further enhanced by the employability skills training offered through the College of Arts and Law Graduate School. Birmingham?s Music postgraduates work in a wide range of careers within and beyond the music world. A postgraduate degree in Music develops a broad base of skills including general skills such as communication, problem solving and research, and also specific skills developed by practice and performance such as self-management, team work and presentation. Over the past five years, 96% of Music postgraduates were in work and/or further study six months after graduation. [-]

Master in Sound Engineering Arts

Campus Estonia

MA in Sound Engineering Arts provides students with know-how in the field of sound engineering at an internationally recognized level. [+]

Sound Engineering is a 2-year Master’s programme that provides students with know-how in the field of sound engineering, with the specialization in either music or film sound engineering. The programme is jointly delivered by the University of Tartu Viljandi College and Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduates will be awarded with a joint degree signed by both universities. Admission to respective universities takes place in alternate years. Admission for academic year 2015/16 is to Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School (film sound specialization).

Sound engineering stands for the combination of capturing, recording and manipulating of sound with the help of various devices. Students may choose to specialize in Music- or Film Sound Engineering:... [-]

Joint Master of Music

Campus Netherlands Groningen
February 2015

Der Studiengang Master of Music am Prins Claus Conservatorium wurde von einem Kern-Team aus Lehrpersonal und erfolgreichen Professionals entwickelt, um durch die Ausbildung von Studenten einen Beitrag zur Modernisierung und Weiterentwicklung des Musik Fachbereichs [+]

Masters Music in Europe 2014/2015. Der Studiengang Master of Music am Prins Claus Conservatorium wurde von einem Kern-Team aus Lehrpersonal und erfolgreichen Professionals entwickelt, um durch die Ausbildung von Studenten einen Beitrag zur Modernisierung und Weiterentwicklung des Musik Fachbereichs zu leisten. Die heutigen Anforderungen der Musikbranche umfassen hochqualifizierte Professionals, die sowohl innovativ, als auch unternehmerisch sind. Die Musiker, die die Führungspersonen von morgen sind, möchten ihre Fertigkeiten an dem Instrument ihrer Wahl weiterentwickeln, nach neuen Formen und Darstellungsarten der Performance suchen und neue Bildungsmethoden anwenden. Studienschwerpunkte Der Master of Music beinhaltet aktuell vier einzigartige Studienschwerpunkte: die Pariser Schule (klassische Musik), New York Jazz, historische Orgeln und 'New Audiences and Innovative Practice' (NAIP). Musikfakultät - Prins Claus Conservatorium Die Musikfakultät der Hanze University of Applied Sciences, das Prins Claus Conservatorium, ist international bekannt als ein innovatives und fortschrittliches Institut mit einem umfassenden regionalen und internationalen Netzwerk. In den letzten vier Jahren wurde es zum besten niederländischen Conservatorium im nationalen Vergleich gewählt und mit einem speziellen Qualitätskennzeichen für internationale Bildungspolitik von der niederländischen Akkreditierungsinstanz NVAO ausgezeichnet. Der Master Studiengang dauert insgesamt zwei Jahre und wird Vollzeit auf Englisch unterrichtet. [-]