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Course summary

What is special about this course? Creative artists make a significant contribution to the sustainability of the creative economy, particularly in rural communities. The MA Music and the Environment provides a foundation for musicians to develop new paths for creative, entrepreneurial and environmentally responsible endeavours. In addition, the course equips musicians to work within their own community, establishing effective and successful contributions to their local economy. Special features ◾Opportunity to work in one of the richest natural and cultural environments in the world, with leading musicians and experts, set in the heritage and historical context ◾Chance to work on real-life work scenarios to develop new works, performances and enterprises in local settings across the Highlands and Islands ◾You will gain key skills and expertise to form complex and compelling artistic works, with a clear understanding of relevant environmental factors ◾You will acquire skills to create sustainable enterprises and make a contribution to the creative economy and network of other artists in the UK and Europe How long will my course last? ◾Full-time: 15 months ◾Part-time (structured): minimum 3 years ◾Part-time (unstructured): maximum 6 years

Entry requirements

◾Relevant honours degree OR ◾Professional musicians, composers and creative entrepreneurs without a degree but with relevant work experience are welcome to apply and will be considered on an individual basis

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Music and the Environment at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS