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PGDip Music Performance and Playing courses

33 degrees at 13 universities in the UK.

Performance PGDip

Performance PGDip

This flexible programme will allow you to expand your repertoire and hone your skills as a performer; whilst you can focus entirely upon performance-based modules if you prefer, there are also options...Read more
(4.2)
  • 12 months Full time degree
  • 24 months Part time degree

Performance PGDip

Performance PGDip

This postgraduate course in Performance offers a generous provision of one-to-one instrumental tuition with internationally renowned recitalists. Graduates will leave the course having gained musical...Read more
(3.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

  • Postgraduate Ensemble Studies
  • Postgraduate Performance Workshop
  • Postgraduate Instrumental Studies
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Music Performance PGDip

Music Performance PGDip

This course is ideal if you are looking to further your performance skills in the intellectual and creative environment of a university, rather than a conservatoire. You will be able to study individually...Read more
(3.8)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,800 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,400 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music Performance PGDip

Music Performance PGDip

In this course, we have a thriving community of postgraduate musicians who receive regular individual tuition from staff who are recognised nationally and internationally in their chosen specialisms,...Read more
(3.7)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Postgraduate Advanced Diploma

Postgraduate Advanced Diploma

This programme is suitable for advanced postgraduates who have already completed a Masters degree or PG Diploma and who wish to take their already strong skills to the highest possible level. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,800 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £6,830 per year (UK/EU)

Northern Ballet / RNCM Postgraduate Diploma: Pianist for Ballet

Northern Ballet / RNCM Postgraduate Diploma: Pianist for Ballet

This course will focus on the development of the individual with regard to effective preparation for an international career as a ballet pianist. Working with renowned international tutors, complemented...Read more
(5)
  • 24 months Full time degree: £9,350 per year (UK/EU)

Instrumental Performance PgDip

Instrumental Performance PgDip

This intensive 12-month MMus route may be proposed by an audition panel for any candidates who demonstrate an exceptional level of achievement in their audition and who can provide evidence of a consistently...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,900 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,950 per year (UK/EU)

Performance or Composition Professional Diploma

Performance or Composition Professional Diploma

This course is for students who are looking for a specially tailored extra year of study to provide a competitive edge in building a career. It is a highly focused combination of one-to-one tuition and...Read more
  • 9 months Full time degree: £10,490 per year (UK/EU)

Creative Musician PGDip

Creative Musician PGDip

This Creative Musician PGDip course is enhanced by professional mentors who give individual guidance to students, and informed by an annual steering group of experienced industry professionals actively...Read more
(3.4)
  • 10 months Full time degree: £6,000 overall cost (UK/EU)

Modules

Orchestral Conducting PGDip

Orchestral Conducting PGDip

This programme offers conducting technique class involving the study and practice of technique away from the orchestra. There will also be workshops in keyboard skills and score-reading; observation and...Read more
(2.7)
  • 10 months Full time degree: £9,476 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £7,133 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Vocal Performance Graduate Diploma

Vocal Performance Graduate Diploma

This course equips non-conservatoire graduate singers with the additional specialist vocal and ancillary training necessary for them to match the range of skills and experience of conservatoire graduates. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £11,250 per year (UK/EU)

Orchestral Performance (Strings) PGDip

Orchestral Performance (Strings) PGDip

This course enables advanced-level string players to focus on their development as orchestral musicians. You’ll undertake a significant amount of playing with the CBSO, as well as enjoying additional...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,900 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,950 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Choral Conducting PGDip

Choral Conducting PGDip

This course provides the technical training, collaborative opportunities and podium time necessary to launch a career as a professional conductor. Birmingham Conservatoire is currently the most exciting...Read more
(4.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,900 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,950 per year (UK/EU)

Vocal Performance PgDip

Vocal Performance PgDip

This course provides excellent opportunities for you to develop other skills relevant to a future career in the music profession. A separate postgraduate pathway is available for Jazz vocalists. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,900 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,950 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Orchestral Performance PGDip

Orchestral Performance PGDip

The key Features of this programme: advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians; participation in the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and/or Welsh National Opera placement schemes; mentoring...Read more
(2.7)
  • 10 months Full time degree: £9,476 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £7,133 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Artist Diploma in Performance, ArtDip

Artist Diploma in Performance, ArtDip

This course is designed for students who wish to work intensively on solo performance as a prelude to entering the music profession. It provides time for preparation of concerts, recitals and competitions,...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,550 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £10,550 per year (UK/EU)

Instrumental Performance - PgDip

Instrumental Performance - PgDip

This course provide you with advanced-level training in your principal study area, preparing you for a solo, chamber or orchestral career, alongside excellent opportunities to develop other skills relevant...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,900 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,950 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Orchestral Conducting PgDip

Orchestral Conducting PgDip

This course is designed for recent graduates and suitably qualified mature students, our orchestral conducting courses provide the technical training, collaborative opportunities and podium time necessary...Read more
(4.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,900 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,950 per year (UK/EU)

Professional Performance AdvPgDip (post-Masters level 8)

Professional Performance AdvPgDip (post-Masters level 8)

Our Advanced Postgraduate Diploma (APD) is at post-masters level and is therefore for you if you are a postgraduate performer who already has a Masters degree and are beginning to accept professional level engagements. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 15 months Full time degree: £9,900 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,950 per year (UK/EU)

Collaborative Piano PG Diploma

Collaborative Piano PG Diploma

This course include following key features: Advanced tuition in piano accompaniment from specialist staff; Regular coaching in ensemble performance; Master classes with leading international accompanists...Read more
(2.7)
  • 10 months Full time degree
  • 2 years Full time degree

Modules

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