|Study location||United Kingdom, Liverpool|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Undergraduate degree in an Arts and Humanities or Social Science subject (including joint-honours degrees with another subject) are encouraged to apply. The normal expectation is at least a 2:1. We shall look at candidates not simply in the light of conventional profiles, but with regard to individual qualities. Hence, mature students with non-traditional backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
This MA will give you an advanced and discerning knowledge of music industry practices, drawing on our international research and the experience of our tutors. On it you’ll investigate current music industry practices in-depth.
The programme is taught alongside the Masters programme in Popular Music Studies, which will broaden your theoretical understanding and opportunities for research. We anticipate class sizes to be between 15 and 20 students.
All postgraduates also have access to the department’s programme of research seminars and performances.
Staff and students contribute fully to our research areas, which are informed by the broadly defined fields of:
- Critical theory
- Music Analysis
- Music and the moving image (including new media)
- Music industries
- Media and cultural studies.
Students from the taught postgraduate programmes in the School of Music have gone on to a wide range of careers, including various positions in the music industries, museums, arts administration, journalism, publishing, and teaching. PhDs from the School of Music are in full-time lectureships around the world (e.g. Canada, Sweden).