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Performance (Classical, Jazz & Popular)

University of West London

12 months
13250 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MMus Performance (Classical, Jazz & Popular) course at the University of West London focuses on developing your musical performance in classical, jazz and popular styles at an advanced level.


The programme

Throughout the MMus Performance (Classical, Jazz & Popular) course at the University of West London there are opportunities to work with students form the wider LCM community, enhancing your learning experience and widening your network of like-minded industry professionals.

As a performer, you will benefit from one-to-one tuition with our team of internationally acclaimed professional performers, playing and learning with other students in workshops and masterclasses, and taking part in London College of Music’s lively musical environment.

Developing your individual approach to performance, you will hone your critical thinking and listening skills through practical workshops and classes exploring research skills, performance practices and the psychology of performance. Our range of option modules allow you to focus on areas of interest relevant to your career choices. 

We have designed this music degree to reflect your needs as a professional artist. While some modules focus on practice and others on theory and research, you will notice more overlap as your studies progress.

Your practical modules will include extensive ensemble work and individual instrumental tuition. Academic modules will include research methods and critical perspectives, which will prepare you to devise and execute a final practice-based research project. You will also take an option module, where you may choose between studio recording, music pedagogy and songwriting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Performance Portfolio 
  • Ensemble and Music Direction Skills
  • Research Methods
  • Critical Perspectives
  • Performance Portfolio 
  • Master Level Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You need: 

  • an honours degree (2:1 or above) in music with performance, performance or another relevant subject
  • an unedited recording of two contrasting pieces of music
  • two references (one academic)
  • an example of academic writing

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • UK/EU: £4,250
  • International: £6,625

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Scholarships and bursaries offered by UWL offer only a partial contribution to fees, students are advised to research a combination of funding sources for their studies. Each student will be granted a maximum of one scholarship or bursary from their applications, the highest value reduction will be applied.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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