Master of Innovative Music

Program introduction

  • Duration of study

    The normal duration of this course is 2 year,and the maximum duration is 3 years.

  • Teaching approach

    Face-to-face Teaching

  • Teaching language

    Chinese/English

  • Course Introduction

    Major: 1. Music Education and Innovation 2. Music Communication and Business 3. Music Technology and AI

Study plan

 

This program includes three core courses, three elective courses, academic activities, internship and a master’s degree thesis.

 

Table 1: Core courses (9 credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MMUZ01

Research Methods

3

MMUZ02

Theory of Music Creation and Production

3

MMUZ03

Creativity in Music

3

 

 

Table 2: Elective courses (9 credits)

Music Education and Innovation (Complete 3 courses from below

)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MMUE01

Music Creative and Practice

3

MMUE02-01

Special Topics

3

MMUE03

Music Education Methods and Applications

3

MMUE04

History and Culture of Music

3

MMUE05

Comparative Study of Chinese and Western Music

3

MMUE06

Music Psychology

3

Music Communication and Business (Complete 3   courses from below)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MMUE01

Music Creative and Practice

3

MMUE02-01

Special Topics

3

MMUE07

Commercial Law

3

MMUE08

Communication and Entrepreneurship in Music

3

MMUE09

Digital Marketing

3

MMUE10

Global Popular Music

3

Music Technology and AI (Complete 3 courses from   below)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MMUE01

Music Creative and Practice

3

MMUE02-01

Special Topics

3

MMUE11

AI and Music Design

3

MMUE12

Creative Music Sound Design

3

MMUE13

Digital Multimedia Technology and   Applications

3

MMUE14

Motion Picture Engineering

3

The University has the ultimate right to decide which course or whether the course will be opened for all elective subjects

 

 

Table 3: Others (7 credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MMUZ04

Academic Activities

1

MMUZ05

Internship

6

 

 

Table 4: Thesis (8 credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MMUZ20

Thesis

8

 


Degree requirements

1. The total number of credits required to complete the program is 33. 2. Students are required to complete three core courses in Table 1, three elective courses in Table 2 during the first 3 semesters to gain 18 credits. After finishing each course, students will be assessed based on regulations established by the instructor and the Faculty. 3. Students must fulfil the academic activities within the designated timeframe to gain 1 credit. (Students must participate in no less than 10 academic activities) 4. Students must fulfil the internship requirements and submit their internship report within the designated timeframe to gain 6 credits. (For specific requirements, please refer to the internship management regulations issued by the Faculty.) 5. Students are required to complete the Thesis in Table 4 within the designated timeframe: Students are obligated to compose an authentic Thesis that adheres to University standards and encompasses no less than 20,000 words. Alternatively, students may opt to adhere to the provided guidelines to complete a practical project relevant to their field and write an original Thesis of no less than 10,000 words. To earn 8 credits, the master's Thesis must undergo a meticulous evaluation process and successfully pass a thesis defense. (For practical project requirements, please refer to the relevant guidelines issued by the Faculty)

Learning time

1. The duration for taking all courses is 18 months and the duration for thesis writing is 6 months. 2. Classes will generally be scheduled from Monday to Sunday, daytime or at nights.

Qualifications of graduation

Upon approval from the Senate of the University, a Master’s Degree will be conferred on a student when he or she has: 1. Completed and met the requirements prescribed in the study plan of his or her program within the specific study period, and achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or above (excluding thesis); and 2. Abided by the regulations of the University; and 3. Cleared all fees and charges and returned all University’s property and equipment borrowed. If the student passes all courses required in Table 1, 2, and 3 above with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, but fails to submit or pass the final thesis oral defense during the specified period, he/she can only get a completion certificate. Note: All curriculums and study plans are based on the newest announcement of the Boletim Oficial da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau. ※In case of any discrepancy, the Chinese version shall prevail.