M.A. Creative Music Technologies

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR15000 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR9177 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
The course is creativity-driven, with emphasis on musical aspects of computer programming and audio technology. It offers full use of computer resources at the Music Technology Labs at NUI Maynooth; access to studio space, with the possibility of working towards recording and production projects; opportunities to have compositions performed; individual tutorial time with a designated advisor.

Description

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The MA in Computer Music degree is directed towards students with musical ability who would like to explore the musical applications of technology. The course is creativity-driven, with emphasis on musical aspects of computer programming and audio technology. It offers full use of computer resources at the Music Technology Labs at NUI Maynooth; access to studio space, with the possibility of working towards recording and production projects; opportunities to have compositions performed; individual tutorial time with a designated advisor; expert advice on musical and technical issues from composers and researchers at the cutting edge of their fields. The course is convened by Dr Gordon Delap.

The latest/final information on the programme is to be found on the University website and PAC.

Career options:

Academic careers: research, HE teaching; music industry; recording, production, composition; software programming an multimedia design; radio production; music education.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Early Admission deadline 31 March; Application deadline 30 June
Tuition fee
  • EUR 15000 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 9177 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Credits 90
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months

Course Content

The course is structured around a number of options covering all aspects of Computer Music, from acoustics to computer programming, including audio signal processing, synthesis and recording engineering. In addition, students will complete a research project, which can take the form a composition potfolio
or a thesis in a computer music-related topic. Foreign language instruction is also available through the NUIM Language Centre.

Module

  • ACOUSTICS & PSYCHOACOUSTICS
  • SOFTWARE SOUND SYNTHESIS
  • SOUND RECORDING TECHNIQUES
  • MUSIC SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING 1
  • THESIS / PORTFOLIO / PROJECT
  • MUSICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
  • INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS
  • ELECTROACOUSTIC COMPOSITION
  • MUSIC SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING 2
  • MUSIC RECORDING PROJECT

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

Honours degree normally with a minimum of Grade 2.1. Students with a primary degree other than Music would normally have to demonstrate some degree
of musical training and affinity.

Interview required.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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