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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Music (with Honours) - BMus (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

About the course

If you are a classical, jazz, or popular musician who wants to focus on developing your performance skills to an exceptional level, then this course is for you. It is designed for expert musicians with a passion for solo work, band and ensemble performance, and improvisation across a variety of styles and contexts. You'll also have opportunities to study composition, songwriting, musicology, and technology modules that will enhance and support your development as a performer.

Why study Music Performance at Huddersfield?

  • You will study in state-of-the-art professional standard facilities, with access to a range of rehearsal spaces, industry-standard recording studios, two dedicated concert halls, and a large selection of equipment and instruments.
  • You’ll be taught by leading academics, a number of whom are also professional performers with active international careers as soloists and ensemble members.
  • You’ll have up to 20 hours of individual tuition per year on your main study, provided by our team of expert instrumental and vocal tutors and supplemented by a range of masterclasses and workshops by visiting professionals.
  • QS World University Subject Rankings 2021 ranked the University of Huddersfield 8th in the UK for 'Performing Arts', and we were awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our ‘world-leading work to promote, produce and present contemporary music to an international audience'.
  • You’ll be involved in an array of ensembles, choirs and bands, including orchestra, symphonic winds, brass band, various classical and pop choirs, big band, funk, soul, folk and reggae groups, and your own originals bands.

Your Career

Studying Music Performance at Huddersfield provides numerous opportunities for you to develop the professional skills and connections that will help you succeed in the field as a graduate. Every aspect of our courses - performance, composition, musicology, education, and arts administration - includes significant opportunities to work alongside leading music professionals in workshops, masterclasses, rehearsals and in a working environment.

A selection of companies that have employed Huddersfield graduates in recent years include Warminster School, Elmhurst Ballet School and Nottingham Music School. Many graduates go on to work freelance and establish a portfolio career while many go on to postgraduate study.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 87 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    119 59%

    60th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    44th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    67th

    45

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