Experimental Sound Practice

University College Cork


Course Name Experimental Sound Practice
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MAESP
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: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 Years Part Time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €6,130; €3,130 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,130 (Year 2 Part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.
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Entry Requirements

In order to be permitted to proceed to the MA in Experimental Sound Practice, a candidate must hold a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or higher, and demonstrate experience in the creation of musi...

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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 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 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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