Music is a traditional university Arts subject since it explores a society’s cultural heritage and enhances skills in finding and evaluating information, communicating ideas and making sound judgments; it also increases our understanding of a powerful wordless language and helps us develop our mental and physical stamina while improving co-ordination and dexterity.
With a Masters
at University of the Highlands and Islands, Lews Castle College
you will have engaged in in-depth study of today’s music, the western classical tradition and music of other cultures. You will typically have taken a broad-ranging and practice-based approach covering composition, performance, computer-based arrangement and recording, along with the social and psychological study of music.
masters students: Your course will typically have included two of the following areas: Composition, Ethnomusicology, Music History. Performance Studies, Media and Computer Composition, 20th-Century Theory and Repertoire, Theory and Analysis and a short recital