Creative Music Technologies, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 15000
    Tuition (Year)
    9177
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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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.
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  • Programme outline
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  • Fees and funding

About

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.

Programme Structure

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Application deadline Early Admission deadline 31 March; Application deadline 30 June
  • Start date
  • Credits
    90
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 24 months

Academic 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.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 15000 International
  • EUR 9177 EEA
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