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  • Qualification

    Mmus/MusM - Master of Music

  • Location

    Kingston Hill

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why choose this course?

This Music Performance MMus course 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. The curriculum 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.

What you will study

You will cover issues of performance practice, aesthetics of music performance, analysis for performers, psychology of music performance, and performance presentation.

Teaching and assessment

On the Music Performance MA, you'll be assessed in a variety of forms, including public performance recitals; a portfolio of presentational and promotional materials; essays, critiques, debates and critical reviews; and an extended project essay.

After you graduate

The Music Performance MMus 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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,800per year

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

University information

Kingston University

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 87 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    118 58%

    61st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    18th

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    36th

    13

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