Music - Composition

Maynooth University


Course Name Music - Composition
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHT56 MHT57
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment September Entry
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code
MHT56 Full-time
MHT57 Part-time

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Honours degree normally with a minimum of Grade 2.1 in music. Interview is required in addition to submission of examples of composition demonstrating attainment equivalent to high 2.1 BA level skills. International students whose first language is n...

Course Content

Expand+The MA Composition at Maynooth University provides a supportive yet stimulating environment in which to develop your individual compositional style. The focus of the course is the creation of a professional portfolio of compositions, supported by reg...

Subjects Taught A portfolio of compositions supported by modules in contemporary compositional techniques, contemporary aesthetics and a range of electives from the MA in Creative Music Technologies (e.g. electroacoustic composition) and MA in Musicology (e.g. aesthetics of 20th-/21st-century music).
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Recent graduates have gone on to enjoy successful careers as composer (for media and art-music), arranger, performer/improviser, music copyist, essayist/critic, and in fields such as arts management and broadcasting amongst others. The skills develop...

Further Enquiries Programme Directors Dr Ryan Molloy
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3730
Address Department of Music, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
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