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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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Advanced Master Contemporary Music

KASK & Conservatorium / School of Arts Gent
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2020 Belgium Ghent

Those choosing the Advanced Master in Contemporary Music programme at the Royal Conservatory/School of Arts Ghent work under the guidance of the Ictus and SPECTRA contemporary music ensembles, on projects with an emphatic focus on recently composed music. Students specialize in contemporary music, as soloists or members of an ensemble. They play an active role in creating new works by both young and established composers.

MA in Music

Goldsmiths, University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years Request Info United Kingdom London + 1 more

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

MA in Choral Conducting

University of Pécs
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Hungary Pécs

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.

Master in Performing Public Space

Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full-time 12 months Request Info Netherlands Tilburg

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.

MA in Music Industry Management and Artist Development

UWL University of West London
Campus Full-time 1 year Request Info United Kingdom London

Commercial success and a sustained career within the music industry increasingly depend on the artist’s ability to set up their own small record labels, administrate their copyrights, facilitate live events, develop their careers and maintain their health.

MA Music Production

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years Request Info United Kingdom Leeds + 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 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.

MA in Music Performance

Bath Spa University
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years Request Info United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

You’ll receive one-to-one instrumental or vocal tuition from our team of experienced tutors as part of a series of performance modules. The course culminates with a final project, where you’ll prepare a performance, normally a high-profile public recital. Alongside your solo work, you’ll develop your research, collaborative, ensemble, and publicity skills.

MA Contemporary Art Practice (Critical Practice, Moving Image, Performance and Public Sphere)

Royal College of Art
Campus Full-time 2 years September 2020 United Kingdom London

The Contemporary Art Practice programme is delivered through four pathways: Critical Practice, Moving Image, Performance and Public Sphere. The four pathways are led by artists that specialise in these areas of practice. Opportunities exist for exhibitions, overseas travel and international exchanges (including Paris and Kyoto).

Master in Applied Musicology

Utrecht University
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 year Request Info Netherlands Utrecht Middelburg + 2 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.

MA in Music

University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
Campus Online Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2020 United Kingdom Birmingham + 2 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.

Master in Church Music

Lund University
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Sweden Malmö

This Master’s programme has three specialisations: Arrangement and Composition, Organ and Keyboard, and Vocal Music and Choir. Our aim is to further educate musicians that possess high artistic, educational and professional abilities.

MA in Music Business Management

University of Westminster
Campus Full-time 1 year Request Info United Kingdom London

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.

MA Music in Development

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2020 United Kingdom London + 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. 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.

MA in Music & the Creative Economy

Kingston University London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years Request Info United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames + 1 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.

Music

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Netherlands Groningen

The study route Classical Music is aimed at students who are ambitious, have a high level of playing, are curious and who want to work hard to become a top musician. Every year you take part in big projects such as the Hanze Symphony Orchestra, the string orchestra or any kind of ensemble.