Master of Music or MMus are awarded by universities and music conservatories and are the first graduate degree in Music. MMus combines high level academic subjects such as music history, music theory, or music pedagogy with advanced studies in an applied area of specialization: music performance, composition or conducting. This degree requires to graduates from one up to two years of full-time study to become men and women with a career as professional performers, conductors, and composers. Master of Music or MMus is also a gateway to teaching positions in universities, colleges and conservatories as instrumental or vocal teachers. Boys and girls, interested in attending these pathways, are required great commitment in terms of both theoretical study of practical exercises. MMus programs are able to specialize students in the music of their most interest and allow them to turn their passion into a job.
Music at Edinburgh has a long history of excellence in composition. This programme aims to support students in their exploration of their musical horizons, their musical language and its relationship to mainstreams and currents in the wider compositional world.Request more info
This programme offers an intense introduction to methodologies and research techniques in musicology, covering both classical and popular music, autonomous works and functional music, for example for religious ceremonies or for the screen.Request more info
This programme offers training in ethnomusicology as well as in-depth understanding of selected musical traditions of Africa and Asia.Request more info
This degree programme has been designed to meet the requirements of students who wish to specialise in performance while studying for an academic degree.Request more info
The Master of Music, pathway Music Design (MMus) gives you the opportunity to develop further as an instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, producer, sound designer or music technologist. You do so by drawing up a personal study plan that forms the basis for the two-year Master’s course.Request more info
What do you want to learn? It's up to you. What do you want to learn and achieve in the two years? You will write a plan in consultation with your mentor and main subject teacher. You will compile a curriculum based on your plans and ambitions.Request more info
This programme develops skills in the critical study of musical instruments, and familiarises students with the examination of historic instruments, and with the evaluation of documentary information sources and iconography.Request more info