Challenge yourself academically and musically while tailoring the programme to meet your ambitions for the future.
Our MA Music programme is an opportunity to challenge yourself academically and musically, while developing a specialism in performance, composition or music studies.
We place an emphasis on flexibility and student choice. You'll be able to personalise a significant proportion of your study, tailoring the programme to meet your career goals and ambitions.
You'll study in a research-led university environment and have the opportunity to engage with new research from scholars at Cardiff University and beyond.
This programme is suited to performers, composers and music scholars with an interest in developing their area of expertise, learning valuable skills, and exploring a relevant course of study.
You'll follow one of three pathways on this programme.
Designed for performers who are committed to improving their skills as instrumentalists and/or singers, both as soloists and in ensembles.
You'll be equipped with the techniques and practical experience needed to pursue your own creative goals to a professional level with confidence and imagination.
- Music Studies
Develop a solid basis in research techniques and methods in the fields of Historical Musicology, Music Analysis, Popular Music, and Ethnomusicology, whilst exploring different music styles and traditions in their historical, analytical, and theoretical perspectives.