University of Edinburgh

MSc Composition for Screen


Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Composition for Screen

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MSc Composition for Screen is an exciting one-year taught programme with a focus on practices for composing music and sound for the screen. The range of music for media to be explored includes film and TV as well as current computer multi-media such as YouTube “virals," music videos, commercials, video games and web pages. This MSc gives students the opportunity to learn about the technical, artistic and intellectual demands of composing music and sound for use in both the established audio-visual media of film and television and the new digital and internet media environments.


University of Edinburgh

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

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