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Music Performance

Kingston University

12 months
Duration
17200 GBP/year
8560 GBP/year
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About

The Music Performance course at Kingston University aims to create informed, skilled and insightful performers across a wide range of musical genres. It is ideal if you aspire to become a professional performer or are an instrumental teacher and would like to further develop your knowledge of music performance.

Overview

The curriculum of the Music Performance course at Kingston University is enriched by a broad view of musical styles and genres, exploiting the diversity of a repertoire that encompasses Western classical music, popular and world music. You will cover issues of performance practice, aesthetics of music performance, analysis for performers, psychology of music performance, and performance presentation.

Careers

The Music Performance course at Kingston University combines compositional and practical skills, alongside theoretical knowledge; graduates become well equipped for a broad range of careers, including:

  • performing professionally;
  • teaching in school;
  • higher education;
  • instrumental teaching;
  • outreach work; and
  • educational workshops.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Critical Aspects of Performance Presentation
  • Performance Studies
  • Advanced Production of Popular Music
  • Composing and Marketing Popular Music
  • Constructing Music Education in the UK
  • International Music Education: Psychology, Culture and Philosophy

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 or above honours degree in music from either the UK or abroad (this may be in a specialist field such as popular music, performance or music technology).
  • Applicants will be asked to submit an online portfolio of a link to a video-recorded performance of two works.
  • Where an applicant can produce evidence of relevant experiential learning (eg work as a professional performer, composer or producer), it may be possible to consider a good honours degree in a subject other than music or advanced study in a conservatoire (which has not led to a degree) in lieu of a music degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8560 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8560 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK students tuition fees:

  • MMus part time £4,708

International students tuition fees: 

  • MMus part time £9,460

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.

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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