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Instrumental Performance -PgCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Music Performance / Playing

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview
Whether you're a recent graduate or returning to study after a break, our postgraduate courses in Instrumental Performance 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 to a future career in the music profession.
These courses are open to students pursuing orchestral instruments, keyboard instruments and other solo instruments such as recorder, guitar and saxophone. There is also a Chamber Music route for string ensembles.
You'll receive specialist tuition from leading UK and internationally renowned performers and teachers. In addition, you'll enjoy regular performance opportunities, both within Departments and in concerts, as well as having the chance to participate in masterclasses led by distinguished guest artists.


What's covered in the course?

  • Regular individual tuition in your Principal Study area from leading UK and internationally renowned performers and teachers.
  • Regular departmental activities and access to masterclasses with distinguished visiting guest artists
  • Frequent chances to perform, including solo, chamber and orchestral opportunities
  • In PgDip and MMus, a core career development module designed to get you thinking about your future professional plans.
  • In PgDip and MMus, the flexibility to choose from a broad menu of Professional Development modules designed to help you work towards achieving your personal career aspirations.
  • In MMus, a core module designed to develop your skills as a researcher or informed practitioner.
  • In PgCert, the ability to focus wholly on the Principal Study area.
  • The possibility of transferring between PgCert, PgDip and/or MMus (as appropriate) once you have begun your studies (but before completion of your original course).

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Principal Study 1 (60 Credits)
Principal Study 1 (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£2,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

UK students should normally hold an honours degree, ideally but not necessarily in Music. Non-UK students should hold a Bachelor's degree or a similar degree-equivalent diploma, ideally but not necessarily in Music. You must have a minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5 to secure a visa. You must have IELTS 5.5; or alternatively must have studied and completed a Bachelor’s degree in the UK.