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  • Qualification

    Mmus/MusM - Master of Music

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This course is designed to enable you to pursue music performance at an advanced level, allowing you to specialise in particular areas and genres of music performance as well as develop your skills as a rounded and expert performer. You will do so as part of a vibrant, stimulating and energetic community for music performance at the University of Huddersfield.

As well as advancing your technical skills and confidence as a performer, you will work to gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the repertoire you perform, develop your intellectual and creative skills required for a high level of performance, and apply research skills with a view to making an original contribution to the professional context of music performance.

You may choose to specialise in the following areas, reflecting and drawing upon the expertise within Music and Music Technology at the University of Huddersfield:

  • Brass Band performance
  • Choral Conducting
  • Conducting (1 place per year)
  • Historically Informed Performance
  • Improvisation
  • New Music Performance
  • Organ Studies
  • Piano Accompaniment
  • Popular Music performance

Alternatively, you may also select to pursue a broad programme of study within classical music.

Career support

On graduating from this course you will have developed advanced skills required in a range of careers in professional music making. The course will prepare you for a career in which performance might play a part, such as portfolio careers that might include performing, teaching and other pedagogical contexts, public engagement events, arts administration, music promotion, and further scholarly work.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per 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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