Sound & Music Computing

Subjects taught

MU610A Acoustics and Psychoacoustics (Semester I 10 ECTs)

MU612A Sound Recording Techniques (Semester I; 10 ECTs)

MU611A Software Sound Synthesis (Semester I; 10 ECTs)

MU614A Music Systems Programming 1 (Semester I; 10 ECTs)

MU633 Contemporary Compositional Techniques (Semester I; 10 ECTs)

MU619A Electroacoustic Composition (Semester II; 10 ECTs)

MU621A Music Recording Project (Semester II; 10 ECTs)

MU616A Musical Signal Processing (Semester II; 10 ECTs)

MU617A Interactive Systems (Semester II; 10 ECTs)

MU620A Music Systems Programming 2 (Semester II; 10 ECTs)

MU635 Aesthetics of 20th/ 21st Century Music (Semester II; 10 ECTs)

MU643 Thesis/ Portfolio (30 ECTs)

from other taught programmes in the University
MD630 Creative Interactive Computing (Semester I; 10 ECTs)

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level, with a 2.1 class Honours as a minimum (or equivalent).

Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.

Application dates

Closing Date : 30 June 2024


1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Post Course Info

Roles in Music and Media
Creative Industries
Software Development
Academic Research

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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