Second and final year - Music

Second Year Optional Modules may include:

Tonality: An Introduction 

Arts Management in Practice 

Notation and Editorial Practice 

Film Music Techniques and History 

Music Education 

Advacned Performance Skills 

Baroque Analysis 

Black Music in Britain 

Experimental Musics 

Music and Gender

Music in Britain 1870 - 1914 

From Glinka to Glazunov 

Eighteenth Century Counterpoint 

Music in the Weimar Republic and Third Reich 

The Blues 

Introduction to Jazz Styles: 1920 to 1980 

Studies in Performance Practice 

Dramatic Italian Vocal Music: Monteverdi & His Contemporaries 

Introduction to Music Theory 

The Broadway Musical from Show Boat to Sondheim

Love, Death, Religion and Music in the Renaissance 

Music Festivals 

Music, Protest and Social Activism 

Music and Emotion

Beethoven's Late Style 


Music Cognition 


Paper Composition 

Studio Composition 

The Symphony: Prestige and Politics 

The Wagner Brand 

Veinna: Study of a Musical City 

Solo Performance 

Introduction to Sound Recording 


British Music Renaissance 1880 - 1914 

Classical Composition 

Local Musicking in Asia 

Music and Globalisation 

The Sixties 

Sounding Images 

Songs without Borders 

Landscape, Counterpoint and Morality: The British Symphony, 1990 - 1960

Electronic Music Studies 

Ralph Vaughan Williams and his World

Gustav Mahler: The Philosophy of Music 

Anglican Church Music 1830 - 1960

The Singers' Survival Guide: the effects of commercial opera on singing culture in the LAter Baroque Period 

Postsocialist Music and Ethnography 

The Romantic Piano: Chopin and his Legacy 


Music, Nations and Nationalism 1789 - 1945 


The perception of Sound and Music