12 months
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About

In addition to your performance study, at the Performance programme from University of Liverpool, you'll explore approaches towards and techniques for teaching Music, and develop the skills to analyse performances of a wide variety of repertoires, enabling you to question assumptions about performances made by performers today.

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Overview

The Performance programme from University of Liverpool offers:

  • Development of solo and ensemble performance

  • Development of teaching practice (solo, group and complementary approaches)

  • Development of research skills and research projects appropriate to performance

  • Opportunities to perform with members of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for performance assessments

  • Opportunities to do other performance work beyond standard recitals (e.g. recording and videos)

Career prospects

Students from the taught postgraduate programmes in the department of Music have gone on to a wide range of careers, including various positions in the music industries, museums, arts administration, journalism, publishing, and teaching. PhDs in Music are in full-time lectureships around the world (e.g. Canada, Sweden). This programme has been recognised by the AHRC as appropriate training for advanced research, and prepares students for a level of further training equivalent to doctoral study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance 
  • Music Performance Pedagogy 
  • Research Skills 
  • Research Project 
  • Major Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants with an undergraduate degree in Music or other relevant subjects (including joint-honours degrees with another subject) are encouraged to apply. The normal expectation is at least a 2:1. All applicants will normally be interviewed and we shall look at candidates not simply in the light of conventional profiles, but with regard to individual qualities.

  • Hence, students with first degrees obtained from music conservatories (both from EU and Overseas institutions) and mature students with non-traditional backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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