Advanced Musical Studies MMus

Royal Holloway, University of London

Key Information

Course duration: 2 years

Mode of study: Part time

Qualification: Mmus/MusM - Master of Music

Subject Ranking


  • Research Quality
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    3.26 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

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    1.00 / 1.00

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Home students: £3,850 per year
EU students: £3,850 per course
Overseas students: £8,200 per year

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The Course


This masters course is designed to meet your needs whether you wish to specialise as preparation for future research or take a more varied set of options as a stand along qualification. Offering four distinct pathways in Composition, Ethnomusicology, Musicology, or Performance, the course allows you to take the initiative in constructing your own study programme with options in areas such as multimedia and film music, performance studies, historical musicology, and acoustic and electronic composition. You will come away well-versed and well-practised in whatever discipline you choose, verbally and technically fluent, fully conversant with a broad range of issues of concern in current musical and musicological endeavour and able to present your ideas orally, in writing, and through performance and composition.

Start Dates

  • September 2019 at Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

University League Table Ranking: 28th

Royal Holloway is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities, with 21 academic departments and schools spanning the arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management, economics and law. In the top 30 UK universities (The Complete University Guide 2019), its world-class research,...

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