Music MRes

Choose and combine from four specialist pathways: composition (acoustic or digital), performance, music technology or musicology.
Year of entry
1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Type of study
Full-time Part-time
Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in music or a related subject

Depending on which pathway you apply for, you will also need:

  • Composition: portfolio of two compositions with at least one notated (one can be electro/acoustic)
  • Performance: 20 to 30 minutes of contrasting repertoire, submitted as a recent unedited video performance (online link or DVD sent by post)
  • Music technology: portfolio of audio recordings lasting between 40 to 60 minutes, either on CD or as uncompressed 24-bit audio via a download link (unless otherwise agreed)
  • Musicology: Brief research proposal, containing a proposed title, aims, objectives, methods, summary of content and outline bibliography
6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
UK/EU fees
£4,414 (estimate)
International fees
Start date
September 2020
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