ThinkSpace Education

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of Chichester

MFA Professional Composition - Video Game Music & Audio (Taught)

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Course summary

Video games are rapidly evolving, both technically and creatively, and this is creating enormous opportunities for game audio professionals. Our master’s degree in Game Music and Audio has been developed in close consultation with the industry to ensure you are learning the skills the industry requires. The MFA course is an advanced degree and prepares you for a career as both a video game composer and as a game sound designer, the kind of full-stack game audio professional that is increasingly in demand. Scoring video games is rewarding and challenging but highly competitive. Our real-world project based approach, tutored by working professional game composers and sound designers, is designed to help you compete at the highest level. Being able to provide a complete audio service makes you much more employable.

Course details


Game Audio Technology, Research Skills, Foundations of Game Sound Design, Sound, Music and the Moving Image, Elective 1, Adaptive Music 1, Interactive Audio 1, Adaptive Music 2, Interactive Audio 2, Advanced Game Music 1, Advanced Game Audio 1, Elective 2, Final Major Project.

Assessment method

All assessments will be practical coursework.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any subject. A limited number of places are available for non-degree holders (See website for more details).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £13750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £13750 Whole course
Scotland £13750 Whole course
Wales £13750 Whole course
EU €17990 Whole course
International £13751 Whole course

Additional fee information

PLEASE NOTE: As UCAS to not currently allow the displaying of $USD prices, the international fee is a placeholder. The full course fee for international students is $19,950
MFA Professional Composition - Video Game Music & Audio at ThinkSpace Education - UCAS