Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

Advanced Musical Studies

The MMus in Advanced Musical Studies is designed to meet the needs of those who wish to specialise in one particular area of advanced musical study, as well as those who want to take a more varied set of options. The aim of the course is to develop your intellectual and creative abilities within the field of advanced musical study to a professional level. You will be well versed and well practised in your chosen discipline, fluent both verbally and technically, and able to present your ideas within coherent frameworks orally, in writing, and through performance and composition. You will be able to take the initiative in constructing your study programme and will be fully conversant with a broad range of issues of concern in current musical and musicological endeavour.

Entry requirements

UK Upper 2nd class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent. Candidates with relevant professional qualifications and work experience in an associated area will also be considered. This course is suitable for students with a first degree in music as you will need substantial musical experience.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with 7.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other subscores.

Course modules

Mandatory modules include:
Skills in Advanced Musical Studies;
Special Study: Composition (Composition Pathway only);
Special Study: Dissertation (Ethnomusicology & Musciology Pathways only);
Special Study: Performance (Performance Pathway only).

A wide range of optional modules are also available.

Assessment methods

Assessment is carried out by a variety of methods including coursework, recital, portfolios, and a dissertation as applicable.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council; University of London/Royal Holloway studentships; charities and trusts.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MMus Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MMus Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MMus Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MMus Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MMus Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MMus Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MMus Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MMus Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MMus Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MMus Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MMus Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MMus Part-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MMus Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MMus Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Holloway Egham TW20 0EX South East

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