Experimental Sound Practice

University College Cork


Course Name Experimental Sound Practice
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE78 CKD50
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 Years Part Time
CKE78 Full-time; CKD50 Part-time

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

In order to be permitted to proceed to the MA in Experimental Sound Practice, a candidate must hold an Honours Bachelor's degree, with a grade of Second Class Honours, Grade II or higher, and demonstrate experience in the creation of mu...

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Who teaches this course
John Godfrey, Course Coordinator
Jeffrey Weeter
Course Content

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This course is for those undertaking creative work involving sound, including notated or recorded compositions; improvisations; sound art; visual art with a sound component; music theatre; performance art; installations etc. It includ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits as follows:
MU6100 Expanded Instrument Systems (10 credits)
MU6101 Digital Music and Media Composition (10 credits)
MU6102 Composing in Real Time (10 credits)
MU6103 Sound Art (5 credits)
MU6104 Composing with Field Reco...

Assessment Method The taught courses are assessed through several assignments undertaken during and after the courses. The portfolio consists of several compositions/artworks submitted in September.
Careers or Further Progression

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The MA in Experimental Sound Practice offers training in a number of highly contemporary and sought-after techniques across a broad range of disciplines. They encompass in-demand music and video technologies, cutting e...

Further Enquiries Dr. John Godfrey
e: j.godfrey@ucc.ie
t: +353 (0)21 490 4534 / 4530

Ms. Celena O'Brien
e: music@ucc.ie
t: 00 353 21 4904530
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