We are a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland.
The BSc Music, Sound and Technology course is an interdisciplinary course that explores how sound can be created and manipulated to create contemporary, audio-driven, user experiences by combining digital composition, technology and performance. The course will deliver a range of creative and technical skills and accompanying theoretical knowledge with a practice focus.
Year 1 is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of musical styles, genres and disciplines enabling them to develop existing skills and interests as well as acquire a range of new ones. Musicology 1 and 2 both include strands in fundamental harmony while Performance Studies 1 and 2 include an Aural provision.
Learn how to use sound and music technology in innovative ways and gain the technical skill and theoretical knowledge to be successful in the growing creative industries. In a world where user experiences are constantly evolving within films, games, apps and other digital media, you will explore how sound can be created and manipulated to produce and compliment innovative and engaging user experiences.
Studying music at the Magee campus gives you access to learning with key music industry champions, and to engage with performance, compositional and technological processes both individually and in ensemble situations. Studying Music in combination with Education is an excellent introduction to a future career in the general education sector. It will provide you with an introduction to the main concepts of educational theory and practice in NI, the UK and internationally.
Drama in the School of Arts and Humanities provides an exciting and challenging programme with an emphasis on contemporary performance practices. Our approach to teaching and learning integrates theories and practices of performance in order to extend our understanding of Drama as an art form in its social, political and cultural contexts.
The MMus in Creative Musicianship at Ulster University is a series of linked postgraduate awards offered both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years). With a particular emphasis on a practice-based study the programme has been designed to appeal to musicians from a variety of backgrounds and genres, interesting in pursuing one of three named pathways: