MSc in Digital Composition and Performance

University of Edinburgh



This interdisciplinary programme covers electronic/computer/instrumental composition and performance; sound design concepts and techniques; real-time and non real-time sound synthesis and signal processing; interface design; laptop performance strategies; sound diffusion and spatialisation; algorithmic composition; cultural theory; and more.

It consists of six taught courses:

Semester 1

Semester 2

Successful completion of the taught component of the programme qualifies candidates to receive the Postgraduate Diploma. Those who attain an overall minimum of 50% in their assessed work may proceed to an MSc, undertaking a final composition and performance project over the summer. This will account for one third of the degree.

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