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M.Phil in Music Composition

 

Duration

A post-graduate taught course lasting for one full academic year from late September until the following August.

Description

The Department of Music offers a one-year M.Phil. in Music Composition to cater for the growing demand for graduate studies of international standing in this area. Apart from one-to-one mentorship in composition itself, students will take courses in experimental music theatre/ contemporary opera, theory of film music, analysis, and contemporary music studies. The M.Phil. benefit from the Music Composition Centre Lecture Series of talks, concerts and lectures with seminal composers/new music performers.

Course Director: Dr. Evangelia Rigaki

Course Structure (90 ECTS)

Michaelmas Term
Composition Today (Dr. Evangelia Rigaki) – 10 credits - MU7012
History and Theory of Film Music (Dr. Simon Trezise) – 10 credits - MU7014
Theory, Aesthetics and Analysis (Dr. Nicholas Brown) – 10 credits - MU7015

Hilary Term
Composition with Digital Technology (Dr. Nicholas Brown) – 10 credits - MU7013
Composition  (Dr. Evangelia Rigaki & Dr. Nicholas Brown) – 10 credits - MU7017
Contemporary Opera & Experimental Music Theatre  (Dr. Evangelia Rigaki) – 10 credits - MU7016

MPhil Portfolio  (30 ECTS) - MU7018

Fees

Please check the Academic Registry for all postgraduate fees.


Next intake of applications will be September 2017.

Intending students must already have a good honours undergraduate degree, preferably in music. Consideration will also be given to applicants with a primary degree not in music, if they are judged sufficiently strong musically and creatively and to applicants with extensive professional experience in music.

All applicants must submit three compositions.

All enquiries should be addressed to: Dr. Evangelia Rigaki
rigakie@tcd.ie


For further information, see the our Graduate Studies, Academic Registry website
Completed applications for admission must be made by 30th June of the year in which admission is sought.

 

M.PhilMusic Composition

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Course Description

The Department of Music offers a one-year M.Phil. in Music Composition to cater for the growing demand for graduate studies of international standing in this area. Apart from one-to-one mentorship in composition itself, students will take courses in experimental music theatre/ contemporary opera, theory of film music, analysis, and contemporary music studies. The M.Phil. benefit from the Music Composition Centre Lecture Series of talks, concerts and lectures with seminal composers/new music performers. For further information, see the our Graduate Studies, Academic Registry website
Completed applications for admission must be made by 30th June of the year in which admission is sought.

The Department of Music is located in House 5, Front Square on the main campus of Trinity College.

Duration

A post-graduate taught course lasting for one full academic year from late September until the following August.

Admission and Entry Requirements

Intending students must already have a good honours undergraduate degree, preferably in music. Consideration will also be given to applicants with a primary degree not in music, if they are judged sufficiently strong musically and creatively and to applicants with extensive professional experience in music. All applicants must submit three compositions. All enquiries should be addressed to: Dr. Evangelia Rigaki

Course Structure

Michaelmas Term Composition Today (Dr. Evangelia Rigaki) – 10 credits - MU7012 History and Theory of Film Music (Dr. Simon Trezise) – 10 credits - MU7014 Theory, Aesthetics and Analysis (Dr. Nicholas Brown) – 10 credits - MU7015 Hilary Term Composition with Digital Technology (Dr. Nicholas Brown) – 10 credits - MU7013 Composition (Dr. Evangelia Rigaki & Dr. Nicholas Brown) – 10 credits - MU7017 Contemporary Opera & Experimental Music Theatre (Dr. Evangelia Rigaki) – 10 credits - MU7016 MPhil Portfolio (30 ECTS) - MU7018

Further information
Please check the Study at Trinity website for fees and other information.

Enquiries

Course admissions and applications

Dr. Evangelia Rigaki, Course Director
The Department of Music, School of Creative Arts, House 5, Trinity College Dublin.
Email: rigakie@tcd.ie
Tel: (00 353 1) 896 4270

The Graduate Studies office is part of the Academic Registry.
Opening Hours: 9.30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday
Telephone: 01 896 4500
Email: academic.registry@tcd.ie
The Graduate Studies Office
Academic Registry
Watts Building
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin 2

 

The Constantia Maxwell Bursary for Postgraduate Taught Courses (2017-18 intake)

The School of Creative Arts is pleased to announce that we will be awarding one €5,000 bursary to the top ranked applicant to our MPhil in Film Studies: Theory, History, Practice, the MPhil in Theatre and Performance and the MPhil in Music Composition. Applicants will be ranked on the basis of previous academic qualifications, the quality of their supporting application, their letters of reference, and their potential for higher level research.
Existing applicants should indicate to the MPhil co-ordinator whether they would like to be considered for this bursary.
All applications for these courses and this bursary must be received by 30th June 2017.
For further details, please contact the Director of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning, Dr. Ruth Barton BARTONR@tcd.ie .