About the course
Become the musician you want to be with a flexible taught-Masters degree at Hull.
The MMus programme is sector-leading in allowing specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electroacoustic, sonic arts), conducting, music technology (recording, production, pedagogy), film music, aesthetics, philosophy, semiotics, historical and critical musicology, jazz studies, popular music studies, music psychology, theory and analysis.
This course is aimed at those who have a particular interest in pursuing their study of music to a higher level and equips students with a wide range of transferable skills. Obtaining the MMus opens up career possibilities in music and in many other fields where skills in critical enquiry and a demonstration of advanced aptitude are essential.
This programme provides you with a host of opportunities, such as internships, through our professional partnerships and a range of international visiting speakers including composers, performers, and academics to expose you to key individuals in the field.
£750 (20 credits)
£2,250 (60 credits)
£3,380 (90 credits)
A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,280 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.
More information on fees can be found in the funding information section of this page.
All applicants: TBC
You should normally hold an Honours degree in Music (2.1 or above) or equivalent. In some instances, we may require you to attend an interview.
With your application, please submit a relevant sample of work as per below depending on the area(s) of study you are interested in
- Performance: a video recording of a recent performance containing two contrasting pieces up to 10 minutes duration in total
- Composition: a sample of two recent pieces of composition work in either score and/or recorded format up to 10 minutes duration in total
- Technology: two pieces of recent work (this could include studio production; sound design; programming, etc.) in an appropriate format totalling 10 minutes duration (or equivalent)
- Musicology: a sample of written work, including one or two essays totalling approximately 5,000 words.
In your application, you can provide a link to your work hosted externally.
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.
This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each skill.
For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.
If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.