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  • Qualification

    Mmus/MusM - Master of Music

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


Are you a musician looking to extend your performance skills and develop your own style?

Our Masters in music performance focuses on your development as a confident and professional performer. You will learn from leading recitalists and enhance your technique.

On the course, you will also have the opportunity to explore, experiment and broaden your understanding of different styles of music and performance.

Course detail

This Masters degree in music performance centres on technical and performance skills at an advanced level. It is an inspiring course, designed to support your practical musicianship skills and help you to take them to the next level.

MMus Performance students benefit from:

  • one-to-one tuition with our instrumental teaching staff, who are all internationally acclaimed recitalists
  • playing and learning with other students in workshops
  • master classes with leading musicians and composers
  • our lively musical environment.

You will explore a wide range of music and performance styles from the past 100 years. By doing so, you will develop your critical thinking and listening skills, and expand your understanding of a broad range of performance approaches. As you progress through the course, we will also encourage you to develop your own style as a performer.

While studying at London College of Music (LCM) you can boost your learning experience in our weekly Postgraduate Research Seminars and Composition Workshops. These offer fantastic opportunities to learn new skills and network with students from other postgraduate courses.

Study & career progression

With a music masters performance degree you can go on to work as a professional performing musician.

As well as performance skills, you will have gained a broad range of transferable skills including:

  • a broad knowledge of a diverse range of musical styles
  • an ability to engage in professional dialogue
  • an ability to work effectively with others.

Successful graduates may be eligible to study a Doctor of Music (DMus).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per 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 West London

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    130 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%



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