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Course summary

What is special about this course? This course is suitable for those involved in creating (composition, songwriting and production) or studying music, and who wish to expand their current field of expertise. The MMus Music will introduce you to the fundamental principles of text-based, or practice-led research in popular and contemporary music. It provides unique and creative approaches to composition, songwriting, production and musicology, valuing musical creativity and innovation, musical diversity and intellectual curiosity. The course will help strengthen your ability to utilise independent learning whilst developing original and creative responses to problems and current complex issues. You will have the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of your chosen research area through pathway and optional modules. You may also have the opportunity to attend conferences, gigs and networking events. Special features ◾The programme offers two pathways: ◾Music: Popular and Contemporary Music Practices pathway ◾Music: Popular and Contemporary Music Studies pathway ◾You will gain the key skills and expertise to enable you to make an effective contribution to the creative industries How long will my course last? ◾Full-time: 18 months ◾Part-time: 3 years


Entry requirements

◾2.1 honours degree or above in music or a related subject (or equivalent) ◾You will also be required to attend an interview, with recent examples of your work ◾Exceptionally, candidates without academic qualifications but with relevant experience may be considered for interview based on the submission of a portfolio of recent work or work-in-progress


Fees and funding

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