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Performance (Classical, Jazz & Popular) Mmus

Performance (Classical, Jazz & Popular) Mmus

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Full time | University of West London | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

Mmus/MusM - Master of Music

Subject areas

Jazz / Blues

Course type


Course Summary


The MMus Performance course focuses on developing your musical performance in classical, jazz and popular styles at an advanced level. As a performer, you will benefit from one-to-one tuition with our team of internationally acclaimed professional performers, playing and learning with other students in workshops and masterclasses, and taking part in London College of Music’s lively musical environment.

Developing your individual approach to performance, you will hone your critical thinking and listening skills through practical workshops and classes exploring research skills, performance practices and the psychology of performance. Our range of option modules allow you to focus on areas of interest relevant to your career choices.

Throughout the course there are opportunities to work with students form the wider LCM community, enhancing your learning experience and widening your network of like-minded industry professionals.

Career progression

Not only does studying at master’s level allow you to broaden your skill set and depth of specialist knowledge, but It also gives you a head start in the increasingly competitive employment market.

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

Once you graduate you could go on to work as a:

  • performer
  • musical director
  • educator
  • academic


You will be trained in research methods and critical methodology as preparation for undertaking research that supports and advances the project work in your course. You will define, articulate and critically reflect upon the research concerns of your own practice, thereby underpinning and enhancing your knowledge and understanding of your chosen field of study. You will present your work at the multi-disciplinary LCM postgraduate conference.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

You need an honours degree (2:1 or above) in music with performance, performance or another relevant subject and an unedited recording of two contrasting pieces of music.

University information

The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after...more