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Course summary

The new composition pathway gives students the means to enjoy a professional career as a composer, arranger, and sound artist in a range of different contexts. This pathway gives students the opportunity to specialise in a range of different areas, focused around the developing music and media industries. In addition to this, students will work with other disciplines to write music to briefs, arrange music for ensemble, develop installations, place music for television, film, games and digital media. The course begins by setting a solid foundation surrounding theoretical, conceptual, and technological aspects of music composition. As students progress through the course, students will learn a range of different skill sets through our annually updated skills units, featuring industry masterclasses, cutting edge techniques, and forward looking approaches to composition in the music industry.

How to apply

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ACM London
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £11100 Year 1
England £11100 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11100 Year 1
Scotland £11100 Year 1
Wales £11100 Year 1
Channel Islands £11100 Year 1

Additional fee information

Where we identify passion and potential for a creative industries career and issue you with an offer of study, we promise that we’ll do all we can to make sure that our immersive education is affordable to you. With our accelerated study programmes, you'll graduate in 2 years, instead of the usual 3, saving £5,550 in tuition fees and a whole year's worth of living costs compared to those students opting to study on a traditional 3 year pathway. ACM's range of Scholarships reduces the cost of studying for those students who are academically, technically, creatively and/or entrepreneurially gifted (see for more information) whilst those from low income backgrounds can access our Bursary Scheme, to further improve the accessibility and affordability of studying at ACM (see More information on matters relating to Student Finance can be obtained from our Student Finance team on 01483 500 800 or via email on [email protected] .
Music Composition at ACM (The Academy of Contemporary Music) - UCAS