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119 Master's Degrees in Performing Arts 2020

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read more

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Studying the performing arts can be as much an academic pursuit as it is a technical one. Explore the depths of the theory and practice of dance, theater, music and performance art in one interdisciplinary field.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of con ... +

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of contemporary musicians on a practical, academic and professional basis delivered by highly qualified professionals active in the music industry. -
Master
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Online
Birmingham, United Kingdom

This innovative Shakespeare Institute programme allows you to study the performance history but also the way in which Shakespeare’s plays have been performed through history, ... +

This innovative Shakespeare Institute programme allows you to study the performance history but also the way in which Shakespeare’s plays have been performed through history, up to the modern moment. It encourages a historical approach to interpretation and styles of presentation and it promotes the value of close reading as the basis for evaluating the plays on the page, stage, and screen. -
Diploma MA
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 36 months
English
Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
London, United Kingdom

The MA/MFA International Theatre Practice and Performance aims to inspire the theatre and performance artists of tomorrow and appeal to those committed to the creation of thei ... +

The MA/MFA International Theatre Practice and Performance aims to inspire the theatre and performance artists of tomorrow and appeal to those committed to the creation of their own work – whether as actors, directors or writers for the stage. The journey of the programme covers all three areas. -
Master
Full-time
13 - 36 months
English
Oct 2020
01 Aug 2020
Campus
Pécs, Hungary

Among other courses, the theoretical fields to be covered include Music History, Folk Music, Contemporary Culture, Analysis, but students also visit concerts and take part in ... +

Among other courses, the theoretical fields to be covered include Music History, Folk Music, Contemporary Culture, Analysis, but students also visit concerts and take part in composition practices. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
Barcelona, Spain

With the Master in Stage Design you will acquire the necessary knowledge to be part of a theatrical stage team or an artistic department of an audiovisual project (video clips ... +

With the Master in Stage Design you will acquire the necessary knowledge to be part of a theatrical stage team or an artistic department of an audiovisual project (video clips, advertising, film, fiction) and you will design stage spaces. -
Master
Full-time
10 months
Spanish
13 Oct 2020
Campus
Harrisonburg, USA

The School of Music offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in composition, conducting, music education, and performance. The program seeks to provide an op ... +

The School of Music offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in composition, conducting, music education, and performance. The program seeks to provide an opportunity for the highest level of musical development and professional training for each student, appropriate for careers in teaching, performance, and composition of music. Conducting majors will undertake a comprehensive study of the literature of their medium, develop advanced insights into the musical ideas and structure of the major works, and refine their conducting and rehearsal skills. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Chicago, USA

Awaken the music inside everyone. Your knowledge, experience, and passion can inspire the next generation of artists and performers.

Awaken the music inside everyone. Your knowledge, experience, and passion can inspire the next generation of artists and performers. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
24 Aug 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
Medford, USA

Master's students in the Music department have the unique opportunity to study broadly across four exciting sub-disciplines: composition, ethnomusicology, musicology, and theo ... +

Master's students in the Music department have the unique opportunity to study broadly across four exciting sub-disciplines: composition, ethnomusicology, musicology, and theory. Advanced course work and thesis research support are strong are Western classical music, African-American music, and World Music (Africa, East, and Southeast Asia, and Latin America). -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Madrid, Spain

The Master in Spanish and Latin American Music is an official title, adapted to the European Higher Education Area. It offers an advanced and specific study of the musical her ... +

The Master in Spanish and Latin American Music is an official title, adapted to the European Higher Education Area. It offers an advanced and specific study of the musical heritage of Spain and Latin America. It is therefore inserted in the development of Musicology studies at the Spanish university and in the growing research activity on this topic in recent years. In it, the student is provided with the training tools for the study of its history, sources and historiography, as well as the mastery of methodologies such as documentation, analysis or musical editing. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
Maastricht, Netherlands

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes one year to complete. ... +

When you have obtained your Bachelor of Music, you may wish to continue your studies and become a ‘Master of Music’. Our Master's degree programme takes one year to complete. The academic -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Surry Hills, Australia

The Master of Music at AMPA is designed to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enter the music industry at a more elite level by further developing and specializ ... +

The Master of Music at AMPA is designed to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enter the music industry at a more elite level by further developing and specializing their performance and composition skills. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Jul 2020
Campus
Bath, United Kingdom

Within the context of contemporary movement practice, our postgraduate dance programme has a specialist focus on site, collaboration, and screen-based practice. Our Dance degr ... +

Within the context of contemporary movement practice, our postgraduate dance programme has a specialist focus on site, collaboration, and screen-based practice. Our Dance degree offers a creative environment that supports you to explore and develop your specialist practice within an international community of emerging dance artists. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
London, United Kingdom

Develop your choreographic identity over two full years as part of a creative, collaborative and supportive environment.

Develop your choreographic identity over two full years as part of a creative, collaborative and supportive environment. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Syracuse, USA

In the Setnor School of Music, our philosophy of graduate education focuses on preparing students for lifelong careers in the world of music and music education.

In the Setnor School of Music, our philosophy of graduate education focuses on preparing students for lifelong careers in the world of music and music education. -
Master
14 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Hull, United Kingdom

The MMus programme is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electr ... +

The MMus programme is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electroacoustic, sonic arts), conducting, music technology, recording, production, pedagogy, film music, aesthetics, philosophy, semiotics, historical and critical musicology, jazz studies, popular music studies, music psychology, theory and analysis. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
01 Aug 2020
Campus

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