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 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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

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

Expand+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 music or other s...

Course Content

Expand+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 includes studies in te...

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 Re...

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...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. John Godfrey
+353 (0)21 490 4534 / 4530

Ms. Celena O'Brien
00 353 21 4904530
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