Music - Composition

Maynooth University

 

Course Name Music - Composition
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHT56 MHT57
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration MHT56: 1 year full-time
MHT57: 2 years part-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020. https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships
Entry Requirements

Expand+Honours degree normally with a minimum of Grade 2.1 in music. Applicants will be required to attend for interview as part of the admissions process.

Submission of examples of recent composition to the course convenor at the time of application dem...

Comment

Expand+The Department of Music at Maynooth University is renowned for its long and proud tradition of composition, musicology, performance and music technology, immersing students in a vibrant, challenging and creative educational environment. Students will...

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, the production o...

Subjects Taught The course is taught over two years. There are 6 taught courses led by four of Ireland’s most experienced composers. The degree will culminate in a portfolio of original compositions, putting into practice and developing upon what is demonstrated throughout the course.
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, arts management, essayist/critic, broadcasting amongst others. The skills developed in the MA in Compositi...

Further Enquiries Programme Directors Dr Ryan Molloy
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3730
Email ryan.molloy@mu.ie
Website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/music
Address Department of Music, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
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