Bangor University

Bangor University


This course allows students to specialise in musicology; Welsh music; performance.

Entry requirements

Degree at British Master�s standard: normally merit degree or equivalent. English proficiency (for non-native English or Welsh speakers): IELTS overall result of 6.5 with no individual score lower than 6.0. Proposal of a project, appropriate to the duration and academic level of the course. Performers will have to audition or, alternatively, submit a recent unedited recorded video performance, featuring contrasting repertoire (45-60 minutes). Musicologists and composers may be asked to submit samples of their work.

Course modules

Part 1 (diploma): performance study assessed by short recital with related supporting modules chosen from: performance practice; techniques of teaching; ensemble studies; conducting; editorial or historical studies; part 2 (MA): a substantial public recital; or recital and related dissertation.

Assessment methods

An agreed programme of original research into historical study, performance practice, editing or analysis, focusing on aspects related or central to repertoire performed

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Board; some University and school bursaries available


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 30 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
01248 383258