University of West London

Course Introduction

This is a specialist course designed to equip you with the intellectual and technical resources you will need in the demanding world of film and media composition. It is geared towards serious, professionally'minded students who recognise the need for the best academic and vocational training.

The course provides ample opportunity to utilise these skills in a practical context by composing music for a wide range of genres, including:

• silent film

• science fiction

• animation

• film and video game trailers

• action/ adventure

• horror

• 'epic' drama

• fantasy

During the course, you will develop your skills as orchestrators by composing for a variety of instrumental ensembles, gain experience and knowledge of 'good practice' in the art of score and part'preparation (for recording sessions), and undertake further studies in film'music analysis; complete scores by composers such as John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, Miklos Rozsa, Maurice Jarre, and John Powell are just some of the subjects of investigation.

The course in composition for film and television is geared towards serious, professionally'minded, students who recognise the need for the best academic and vocational training.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Music - BMus £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Music - BMus £12,000 Overseas Fees