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Kingston University Master in Composing for Film and Television
Kingston University

Master in Composing for Film and Television

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

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GBP 8,770 / per year *


* home full-time: £8,770 | international full-time: £17,700


Why choose this course?

This course explores how music creates atmosphere, conveys mood and depicts setting, character and action.

You will examine the relationships between composer and producer, directors and music editors. You will study the technology used to produce high-quality soundtracks as well as business and copyright issues. Through optional modules, you will be able to tailor the course to your interests.

For your major project, you will create a portfolio of music to picture and work with filmmakers. There are opportunities to collaborate with film-making and animation students.

Reasons to choose Kingston

  • You will learn techniques for composing and producing music for different media, be taught by professional composers, and collaborate with filmmakers and animators.
  • There is the opportunity to have your compositions performed by an ensemble, conducted to picture in a professional recording environment.
  • You will use recording studios, rehearsal rooms, a synthesis/sampling lab, and will the analogue/digital hybrid Visconti Studio, which has a 300m² octagonal live room plus rare and vintage recording equipment.

The Art School Experience

As part of Kingston School of Art, students on this course benefit from joining a creative community where collaborative working and critical practice are encouraged.

Our workshops and studios are open to all disciplines, enabling students and staff to work together, share ideas and explore multi-disciplinary making.


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