The new composition pathway gives students the means to enjoy a professional career as a composer, arranger, and sound artist in a range of different contexts.

This pathway gives students the opportunity to specialise in a range of different areas, focused around the developing music and media industries. In addition to this, students will work with other disciplines to write music to briefs, arrange music for ensemble, develop installations, place music for television, film, games and digital media. middx-logo-sep-2017 The course begins by setting a solid foundation surrounding theoretical, conceptual, and technological aspects of music composition. As students progress through the course, students will learn a range of different skill sets through our annually updated skills units, featuring industry masterclasses, cutting edge techniques, and forward looking approaches to composition in the music industry.

Course Details


BA / BSc (Hons) Creative Industries FuturesMCCI Creative Industries Futures

Awarding Body

Middlesex University

Modes of study

Full time BlendedIntegrated

Campus Delivery


2 Year accelerated delivery
3 Year accelerated delivery including Foundation Year
3 Year traditional delivery
Integrated Masters
3 Year accelerated delivery including postgraduate year

FHEQ Credits

Degree 360
Integrated Masters 540

UCAS Institution Code

Institution A48

Entry Requirements

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Interview Guide

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Course Options

Our Music Composition pathway is offered through our Creative Industries Futures course, available as a BA / BSC (Hons) Degree, with optional Foundation Year or as an integrated MCCI Masters Degree.

Choose a specialism below to see the modules and skills units studied.

Music Composition

Contemporary Music Composition and Arrangement Modules & Skills Units

Modules and Skills Units studied as part of this course (indicative list) include:
Skills units are reviewed on a cyclical basis. To ensure we are delivering the most up to date industry experience these are subject to change.

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