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Postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance

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Full time | Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama | 10 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time


10 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Music Performance / Playing

Course type


Course Summary

Key Features

  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians - instrumentalists and signers
  • Wide range of solo and ensemble performance opportunities
  • Advanced training in chamber music
  • Professional coaching and accompaniment provision
  • Language, movement and drama classes (singers)
  • Specialist, advanced performance classes (instrumentalists)
  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Training in career development, self-promotion and sustainable technique
  • International masterclass series
  • Fully integrated performance programme by international artists
  • Opportunities to work on historical instruments, supported by Informed Performance classes and seminars
  • Wide range of performance opportunities in world-class facilities
  • Opportunity to create and curate own performance projects
  • Focus on employability and transferable skills


Building on Performance 1, this module will provide students with an ability to refine the technical, artistic, stylistic and intellectual skills which underpin performance at a professional level. Principal Study tuition and associated coaching will be supported by classes in which the act of performance is practiced and reflected upon.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

Entry is by audition and candidates should be able to demonstrate a level of performance ability appropriate for professional training. Minimum entry requirements usually include an undergraduate degree in music or an equivalent qualification. Candidates who have been studying or working in another field will be considered.