Perth College UHI


Main Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This course is suitable for those involved in creating (composition, songwriting and production) or studying music, and who wish to expand their current field of expertise.

The MMus Music will introduce you to the fundamental principles of text-based, or practice-led research in popular and contemporary music. It provides unique and creative approaches to composition, songwriting, production and musicology, valuing musical creativity and innovation, musical diversity and intellectual curiosity.

The course will help strengthen your ability to utilise independent learning whilst developing original and creative responses to problems and current complex issues. You will have the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of your chosen research area through pathway and optional modules.

You can exit after stage 1 with PgCert Music: Popular and Contemporary Music Practices

You can exit after stage 2 with PgDip Music: Popular and Contemporary Music Practices and Studies

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree in a music degree or related subject.


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

3 years


Creative Industries

SCQF Level


Career Area

Performing Arts