University of West London

Course Introduction

The programme offers a further framework for social and professional networking. The series consists of presentations given by a wide range of internationally recognised composers and music specialists from across the music industry, including copyright specialists, agents, publishers, information technology experts and composers who sun their own performing ensembles or media companies, as well as instrumentalists, film composers, critics, theatrical agents.

Course Modules

Modules include: Practical composition 1; practical composition 2; orchestration and arranging; conducting; stylistic composition (pre'1900); stylistic composition (post 1900); multitrack recording and mixing for surround; film and TV score production; advanced non'linear recording; combining sounds; digital audio interface design for music; the development of audio technology; manipulating sounds.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants must have the following: 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in music, music technology or a related subject, or substantial industry or prior experience in the field. This course requires advanced musical knowledge. Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of degree level / professional work and a written statement. International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MMus £10,995  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MMus £6,950  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MMus £5,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MMus £3,500  Academic year. First year home fees