Planit


Music

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Merchiston Campus

Content

Year 1
Compulsory modules: Contextual Studies: Sampling Musical Worlds; Technologies: Making Music with Technology; Western Art Music 1.

Optional modules: Score Interpretation; Organising Sound; Performance Studies: Integrated Musicianship; Western Art Music 2; Recording Studio Theory and Practice 1.

Year 2
Compulsory modules: Contextual Studies 2: Music in its Social and Cultural Context.

Optional modules• Performance Studies: Interpretive Musicianship; Composition, Signs, and Meaning; Music Technology and Live Performance; Composition and Orchestration; Music Industries; Historically Informed Performance Practice; Recording Studio Theory and Practice 2; Techniques of Score Analysis 1.

Year 3
Compulsory modules: Music and Praxis; Contextual Studies: Research in Music.

Optional modules: Contexts of Music Education; Contexts of Practical Musicianship: Technique and Applications; Music and Modernisms 1890-1945; Techniques of Score Analysis 2; Introduction to Music Therapy; Lyrics: Narratives and Prosodies; Music Software Applications; Contexts of Practical Musicianship: Creative Parameters; Music Industries: Entrepreneurship.

Year 4
Compulsory modules: Major Music Project.

Optional modules: Contexts of Practical Musicianship: Identity, Persona and Promotion; Practical Musicianship: Improvisation; Music Research Project; Contexts of Music Education: Project; Contexts of Practical Musicianship: Live Performance; Music Psychology; Music and Modernisms 1945-1990.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
4 Highers at ABCC including two from English or another English based subject, Music or Music Technology at AB or BA.

Entry requirements are the same for Standard and Widening Access entry.

Interview and audition forms part of the application process. ABRSM Grade 5 standard Theory.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

W303

Course Length

4 years

Department

Music

SCQF Level

10

Career Area

Performing Arts