Master of Fine Arts - Contemporary Music
The Master of Fine Arts (Contemporary Music) allows contemporary music performers and/or composers involved in commercially driven modes of performance, improvisation and interactive composition time to immerse themselves in a practice-based, creative research project. You complete artistic practice and an interrelated dissertation that together should reveal how practice based research can illuminate innovation in contemporary music making.
The program culminates in a live performance event and/or folio of new work and/or dissertation. The program invites research applications with projects, which relate to contemporary music performance and/or interactive composition individually or in an interdisciplinary way.
Detailed subject information is available in the University Handbook.
24 months full time; 48 months part time
31 May and 30 September
31 August for international applicants
31 October for domestic applicants
Course fee information is available on the Future Students Tuition Fees pages.
The Master of Fine Arts is a graduate degree consisting of 200 points normally taking two years of full-time study or part-time equivalent. The degree comprises an individual supervised project of 175 points of research and practice in the area of specialisation, which is supported by the completion of 25 points (two subjects) of research methods during the first year.