Ma Arts Administration & Cultural Policy arts and music

You’ll be able to save your progress at any point and return to your application by logging in using your username/email and password. If you would like an earlier version of the programme specification, please contact the Quality Office. A music pathway has been added to the MA Arts Administration and Cultural Policy, which is run by the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurshipat Goldsmiths.

This module will introduce students to models of management and professional practice appropriate to arts organisations. It will examine the relationship between arts management practice and the culture in which that practice is situated. Students will be introduced to key ideas in organisational management from Weber to Handy and Belbin and current writing on leadership. Students will also be introduced to different forms of legal structures for organisations and basic issues relating to employment. The module is designed for students with strong research interest in Russian culture and Russian history. The emphasis is on history, and on different aspects of social and political life in Russia and Eastern Europe, particularly on current issues.

Courses

Private tours to London collections, and seminars on cutting-edge editorial projects, complement lectures and workshops. Students learn to command specialist terminology, to assess an edition’s quality, and to use and critique sources of all kinds. The course offers provides a series of case studies addressing entrepreneurial practices and modes of production. You will cover essential topics in music management and music in the creative industries.

  • The MA introduces the key issues that concern the management of culture and in particular those within the performing arts.
  • The module is designed to develop further an understanding of instrumental usage.
  • Through presentations, discussions and group work, considers a range of strategies and practical tools and processes that can be used in a range of disciplines and cultural contexts.
  • This will consist of safely setting up and running PA systems for performance and effectively utilising the Digital Audio Workstation setup to produce demo quality work.

Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to engage directly with industry professionals so that you can learn from their experience. Whether that’s attending a local show or performance, or participating in a guest masterclass, we know that getting that first hand experience is vital. All services are offered in support of both the national curriculum requirement for music and the arts and individual school music and arts programmes.

Ba Hons Creative Sound & Music

Chances to enhance skills alongside industry professionals at events such as cJAM – an innovative career event which attracts employers including Sky, BBC, ITV and high-profile Independent Producers like Nine Lives Media. The event enables students to secure placements with a diverse range of employers. We appreciate that performing arts and music might seem like a difficult industry to break into, but job prospects in this market are on the up.

Advisory support for nursery, infant, junior, primary, special and secondary schools. Children from four Worcestershire schools have worked with musician and composer Helen Lyon to create a brand-new song for the Jubilee. The MA Music offers you a unique opportunity to engage with cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on music and the moving image. This pathway allows you to pursue your interests in music, acting as a supplementary course to the main body of the Arts Administration programme. We accept applications from October for students wanting to start the following September. During the MA I focused my dissertation on the cultural education agenda in place in England.

You are encouraged to explore current issues through research, analysis and debate and will be supported by tutorials. You are also encouraged to be resourceful in researching areas where there is little published material and interviews with practitioners and policymakers may be a primary resource. We recommend having a conversation with the programme convenor about how to proceed, and to determine time commitments. Through both analysis of contemporary and recent practice, and practical work in a range of areas, you will develop a critical approach to the discipline. This option is a self-directed practical module enabling you to engage in a research-informed investigation leading to a substantial practical piece.

Similar Programmes

The MA Music introduces a range of methodologies in relation to the study of music in its cultural contexts. From a range of stimulating pathways, you choose one that best suits your interests. Modules are shared across pathways, and are rooted in academic and practice-based research. Through presentations, discussions and group work, considers a range of strategies and practical tools and processes that can be used in a range of disciplines and cultural contexts. Many courses gear students up to full-scale productions when they can perform for paying audiences and even attend graduate showcases.

When you’re ready to apply, read our guidance to help you with your university application. Accomplished young musicians will find that Arts Award develops leadership skills and encourages wider exploration of the world of live and recorded music, music training and a wide range of careers. This option is a largely independent academic research module resulting in the production of a large scale written piece. You will be supported by an academic supervisor through tutorial sessions throughout the year.

Music computer software will be integrated within sessions to enable you to see and hear the musical information presented. This module takes the form of a weekly performance workshop within which you will receive formative feedback from a specialist tutor, as well as from others on your course. Sessions address aspects of analysis, and different approaches to arranging for the live ensemble. Opportunities to collaborate with other creatives in a dynamic arts school environment. Whether it be high-end digital or retro analogue, you will be able to produce and create a diverse range of professional sound recordings.

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