MA Programs in Music in Europe 2020

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.For students looking to further their academic or technical pursuits in music, there are music studies that emphasize both the theoretical and performative aspects of the field. Music is an interdiscipli… Read more

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

For students looking to further their academic or technical pursuits in music, there are music studies that emphasize both the theoretical and performative aspects of the field. Music is an interdisciplinary field, focusing on areas ranging from history and theory to composition to performance.

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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Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

This programme offers a variety of stimulating and contemporary academic pathways with a range of theoretical and practice-based modules.

This programme offers a variety of stimulating and contemporary academic pathways with a range of theoretical and practice-based modules. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Bath Spa University
Bath, United Kingdom

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 Offered in both attendance-based and distance learning formats, it is aimed at unpublished songwriters wishi ... Read more

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 Offered in both attendance-based and distance learning formats, it is aimed at unpublished songwriters wishing to develop their craft to a Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
University of Pécs
Pécs, Hungary

The activity of choral conductors holding a degree belongs to the field of choral art. It involves forming new ensembles, leading different types of choirs, actual conducting ... Read more

The activity of choral conductors holding a degree belongs to the field of choral art. It involves forming new ensembles, leading different types of choirs, actual conducting work. Basically, it means to head and manage the artistic work of a choir in the long term with high efficiency. Read less
MA
03 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
31 July 2018
English
Campus
 
Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Eindhoven, Netherlands + 2 More

Located in the heart of Tilburg, the Netherlands, Fontys University of Fine and Performing Arts is dedicated to the study and investigation of cultural developments of all kin ... Read more

Located in the heart of Tilburg, the Netherlands, Fontys University of Fine and Performing Arts is dedicated to the study and investigation of cultural developments of all kinds, and to understanding how they can produce meaningful change within our shared spaces. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
12 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds, United Kingdom + 1 More

Build your practical and theoretical experience in the creative and innovative applications of music technology in a studio environment. This course will give you the skills t ... Read more

Build your practical and theoretical experience in the creative and innovative applications of music technology in a studio environment. This course will give you the skills to take your ambition further and provide you with the confidence to work for major record labels and recording artists across a range of genres. Read less
MA
17 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
KASK & Conservatorium / School of Arts Gent
Ghent, Belgium

The School of Arts offers English-language master programmes in the visual arts, audiovisual arts and music. Each year, dozens of foreign students choose the master programmes ... Read more

The School of Arts offers English-language master programmes in the visual arts, audiovisual arts and music. Each year, dozens of foreign students choose the master programmes of our faculty to continue their studies. The presence of students from different international backgrounds is an enrichment for our educational tradition and provides an added value to the training of foreign master students and Flemish students moving on from the Dutch-language bachelor programmes alike. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

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MA
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands + 1 More

The program Applied Musicology focuses on the musical infrastructure and offers the specific knowledge and skills required for a musicologist to operate successfully within an ... Read more

The program Applied Musicology focuses on the musical infrastructure and offers the specific knowledge and skills required for a musicologist to operate successfully within an international musical practice. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Birmingham, United Kingdom

The Music MA is a flexible programme designed to cater to those with a wide range of interests and specialisms. It is conceived as a 'next step' after the undergraduate degree ... Read more

The Music MA is a flexible programme designed to cater to 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 10 specialist pathways that you can choose from across musicology, composition and performance; each includes a range of core and optional taught modules and you will complete the course with a dissertation, recital or composition portfolio. Read less
MA
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
Lund University
Lund, Sweden + 2 More

The Master in Church Music programme, Arrangement and Composition, aims to educate musicians that possess superior artistic, educational and professional abilities.

The Master in Church Music programme, Arrangement and Composition, aims to educate musicians that possess superior artistic, educational and professional abilities. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Westminster
London, United Kingdom

This course is highly regarded in both music business education and the industry at large. It will prepare you to become one of the next generations of music industry leaders ... Read more

This course is highly regarded in both music business education and the industry at large. It will prepare you to become one of the next generations of music industry leaders and entrepreneurs. All teaching staff on the course are currently working in the music industry, and every week there are a number of high-level industry guests. You will need to be a self-motivated and open-minded student, as this is an intense course, but one which can help you to progress your career across a wide range of music business disciplines. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom + 1 More

This unique programme has been designed for students wishing to combine an interest in music and related cultural performance with advocacy and social development practice. St ... Read more

This unique programme has been designed for students wishing to combine an interest in music and related cultural performance with advocacy and social development practice. Students will build critical understanding of how music’s agentive and imaginative capacities act in different contexts - e.g. human rights, forced migration, health, and environmental justice - to communicate needs and interests and to mobilize action. Read less
MA
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
30 June 2020
English
Campus
 
Leeds College of Music
Leeds, United Kingdom

The MMus/MA is a taught full-time or part-time postgraduate course that sees you continue with your specialism in either Production, Performance, Composition, or Performance a ... Read more

The MMus/MA is a taught full-time or part-time postgraduate course that sees you continue with your specialism in either Production, Performance, Composition, or Performance and Composition, and demonstrate critical engagement with your discipline through a viva voce (MMus) or written critique (MA). Read less
MA
16 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance
London, United Kingdom

The course will encourage you to develop the highest levels of instrumental skill through individual lessons and personalised learning. You will also develop your leadership a ... Read more

The course will encourage you to develop the highest levels of instrumental skill through individual lessons and personalised learning. You will also develop your leadership and musical management skills through the leading of an ensemble, culminating in a performance of challenging original and existing repertoire. Read less
MA
01 August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Kingston University London
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

If you would like to develop your career or create your own business in the music industry, this course is ideal. Whether you are a musician, a composer, a producer or a sound ... Read more

If you would like to develop your career or create your own business in the music industry, this course is ideal. Whether you are a musician, a composer, a producer or a sound technician, this course will improve your skill set and help you make a living from what you love. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus