Second and final year - Music

Optional modules with prerequisites:

Solo Performance I and II (co-requisite modules)

  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of Year 1 Solo Performance I and II

Paper Composition

  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of Year 1 Paper/Studio Composition (if available). This module is not available in Mathematics and Music programme and most Modern Languages and Music programmes. 

Studio Composition

  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of Year 1 Paper/Studio Composition (if available). This module is not available in Mathematics and Music programme and most Modern Languages and Music programmes. 

Other optional modules may include:

  • Orchestration

  • Conducting

  • Arts Management in Practice

  • An Introduction to Sound Recording Techniques

  • Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint

  • The Symphony: Sammartini to Sibelius

  • American Experimental Music

  • Tonality: An Introduction

  • The Sixties

  • The Romantic Piano: Chopin and his Legacy

  • From Glinka to Glazunov

  • Small Ensemble Performance

  • Studies in Performance Practice

  • Introduction to Music Therapy

  • Globalisation and Musical Mobility

  • Love, Death and Music in the Renaissance

  • Sounding Images

  • Music Festivals

  • The Broadway Musical: From Show Boat to Sondheim 

  • Electronic Music Studies

  • Notation and Editing

  • An Introduction to Jazz Styles

  • Film Music Techniques and History

  • The Blues

  • Experimental Music and Sound Art

  • Music, Social Protest and Activism

  • Dramatic Italian Vocal Music

  • Local Musicking in Asia

  • Music, Nations and Nationalism

  • Music in the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich

  • Music Education

  • Classical Composition

  • Mahler

  • Music and Emotion

  • The Singer's Survival Guide