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MA Music Performance and Playing

30 degrees at 12 universities in the UK.

Music Performance MA

Music Performance MA

The course culminates with a final project, where you’ll prepare a performance, normally a high-profile public recital. Alongside your solo work, you’ll develop your research, collaborative, ensemble,...Read more
(3.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,395 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

  • Performance 1 (30 Credits) - Core
  • Major Project (60 Credits) - Core
  • Performance 2 (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methodologies & Context (30 Credits) - Core
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Music (Choral Conducting pathway) MA

Music (Choral Conducting pathway) MA

This unique MA programme in Choral Conducting is directed by Professor Simon Halsey CBE and is in association with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and its internationally renowned choruses and conductors. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,000 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

MA Music: Performance pathway

MA Music: Performance pathway

The Department of Music is one of the most distinguished in the UK, with a history stretching back to 1905 when Edward Elgar was appointed the University’s first Professor of Music and looking forward...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £5,000 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

MA Music: Performance Practice pathway

MA Music: Performance Practice pathway

This course is for those wishing to study performance practice post-1800 will benefit from access to these facilities, as well as period-specific resources. For those wishing to study mid- and late-19th...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £5,000 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway MA

Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway MA

This programme combines a solid grounding in the creative history and technique of Western art music with the latest twenty first century compositional techniques. Instruction in practical aspects - for...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,625 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music: Open Pathway with Performance MA

Music: Open Pathway with Performance MA

Music as a discipline is more diverse than ever, and musicians and scholars in the 21st century must be prepared to navigate amongst numerous streams of practice and research. The MA Music Open Pathway...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £5,000 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music: Open Pathway without Performance MA

Music: Open Pathway without Performance MA

Music as a discipline is more diverse than ever, and musicians and scholars in the twenty first century must be prepared to navigate amongst numerous streams of practice and research. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,625 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music Performance Practice MA by Research

Music Performance Practice MA by Research

Uniquely, we offer degrees in performance practice at MA by Research and PhD levels, which allows performers of a proven ability to develop their work on historically-informed performances of western art music. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,320 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,160 per year (UK/EU)

Musical Direction MA/PGDip

Musical Direction MA/PGDip

This is intensive professional training for highly skilled musicians embarking on a career as a musical director. Mountview is one of the UK’s leading musical theatre trainers, and therefore the ideal...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,355 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Electronic and Computer Music MA

Electronic and Computer Music MA

Overview This course focuses on the creative, historical, critical, technical and performative aspects of electronic and computer music, emphasising the many ways in which technology and musical practice...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree
  • 24 months Part time degree

Modules

MA in Music (Composition / Ensemble / Jazz / Music Performance / Performer-Composer)

MA in Music (Composition / Ensemble / Jazz / Music Performance / Performer-Composer)

Introduction Explore and enhance your creative and entrepreneurial skills as performers and/or composers through a range of practical and research modules in the MA programme. The Master of Arts (MA)...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £13,150 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £10,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 4 years Part time degree: £6,450 per year (UK/EU)

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Advanced Vocal Studies MA

Advanced Vocal Studies MA

The MA Advanced Vocal Studies programme is an intensive and highly individualised programme designed to prepare you for the demands of the modern vocal performance world. Vocal Technique and repertoire...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music Performance Studies MA

Music Performance Studies MA

Course description This course incorporates performance-based research skills into music performance and practice. Youll learn advanced ensemble skills. Modules are designed to help you develop as a performer. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Digital Music Practice MA

Digital Music Practice MA

This is a new course that is being designed to help us offer you the best educational experience. This course explores contemporary digital music production practice, including new and innovative interactive...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Music Performance MA

Music Performance MA

This is a practical performance-based MA where you will demonstrate your critical awareness of current practice in your own specialist area through your playing or singing. The MA Music Performance degree...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree

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Performance or Composition MA

Performance or Composition MA

This Master of Arts in Performance (including orchestral or choral conducting) or Composition is the standard postgraduate programme for students who want to focus on performance or composition and build...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £14,050 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £12,050 per year (UK/EU)

Repetiteur Studies MA

Repetiteur Studies MA

Our two-year, full-time Masters programme in Repetiteurship commences in September. It is a bespoke programme led by the Colleges Head of Keyboard in partnership with the Opera and Vocal Performance Department,...Read more
(2.7)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £10,216 per year (UK/EU)

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Piano Accompaniment MA

Piano Accompaniment MA

This course will engage in a wide range of collaborative opportunities to prepare you for this demanding profession working with students and lecturers from all departments at RCS. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £11,844 per year (UK/EU)

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Music Education and Performance MA

Music Education and Performance MA

Introduction The MA in Music Education and Performance is designed for any student wishing to pursue an active career as both a professional musician and a teacher or educator. It aims to equip you with...Read more
  • 15 months Full time degree
  • 27 months Part time degree

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Strings MA

Strings MA

The String Department offers outstanding opportunities to explore your musical passions. With a high staff-student ratio, we have a friendly and supportive learning environment that responds to individual...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £11,844 per year (UK/EU)

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