Postgraduate study in Popular Music

What can you study in Popular Music at a postgraduate level?

Postgraduate study in popular music sees you develop your own creative process and individual style. There is a strong focus on developing advanced improvisational techniques, strengthening your arrangement and composition techniques.

You continue to learn in both ensemble and individual settings, with a close mentoring relationship with experienced staff in the Popular Music department.

Practice-led research allows you to explore any facets of performance, instrumentation or pedagogy that interests you.

Please note: You can study a suite of popular music courses in a Postgraduate Diploma in Music, this subject then becomes part of the Performance major in a Master of Music.

Help and advice

For queries about how to apply, admission, and enrolment, please visit Student Hubs or contact us online.

For queries about academic matters (for example, structuring your courses based on your study interests), contact:

Programme Director: Stephen Matthews