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This course offers you the opportunity to consolidate and expand your knowledge of music in a world-leading university. In our Musicology & Ethnomusicology pathway, you can explore a wide range of music and approaches, while learning advanced skills in writing and research. Our Composition pathway allows you to both develop your compositional skills and explore other areas of music studies. You can also select from a wide range of modules across Arts & Humanities at King’s. Our location in the heart of London means you have access to major arts and research centres.
- Intensively taught course covering a wide range of specialised topics.
- Provides a foundation for further research focusing on current approaches and advanced techniques.
- Musicology & Ethnomusicology students choose from historical, sociocultural and theoretical modules taught by distinguished staff.
- Composition students benefit from one-to-one lessons and participation in composition seminars and have the opportunity to hear their works performed by visiting professional musicians.
- Option to take modules in other Arts & Humanities departments at King’s, or at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
- Located in the heart of London’s music scene, with two major opera companies (Royal Opera House and English National Opera) and two major arts centres (Southbank Centre - location of the Royal Festival Hall - and Barbican) within walking distance.
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