Course Details

Qualification

Master Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location

New South Wales

Applications Close

Aug 27, 2024

Duration

2 years

AFTRS

Master of Arts Screen: Music

FAST-TRACK YOUR CAREER IN THE GLOBAL SCREEN INDUSTRY

In the Master of Arts Screen: Music you will learn how to apply different styles of music to screen narratives. You will discover how music works with images and performance to create meaning and move audiences.

Throughout the course, you will develop your own unique voice as you produce music for the screen. You will record with professional musicians live in the School’s state-of-the-art recording studios, and experiment with the most effective technologies to help you realise your ideas.

A range of scholarships are available to successful applicants of the Master of Arts Screen; you will be prompted to apply for them following your submission.

IS THE MASTER OF ARTS SCREEN: MUSIC RIGHT FOR YOU?

WHY DO THIS COURSE

This course is designed for those looking to become screen composers, orchestrators, copyists, music editors and programmers in film, television, documentary, advertising, web-based and interactive projects.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

The course will combine coursework with practical exercises. The coursework will look at the history of film, television, and interactive narrative, and discover what filmmakers and composers have done in the past, and how and why they have done it, with close attention paid to shifting styles in music scoring.

You will be required to write and produce music for a range of projects in collaboration with your fellow Master of Arts Screen students. These projects will increase in scope and complexity as you progress through the course. You will focus on exploring the possibilities of the form and developing an individual voice.

Industry practitioners contribute to the coursework program, providing insights into their practice. Seminars and collaborative productions will help you develop your understanding of the role of music in screen narrative.

In your final year, you will work collaboratively on major projects and a strategically aligned research project. During the course, there will be an opportunity for a professional placement, which aims to support your transition into the industry upon graduation.

Overall, the course will allow you to consider who you are as a creative practitioner with an adaptable skill set. Learning to analyse your process through the development of a practice-based research project, you will understand how your practice is informed by the past, and how it engages with contemporary screen culture and emerging trends and technologies.

For more information, visit AFTRS

Applications Open

Jun 17, 2024

Course Fee

$60,000 ($30,000 P.A.)