UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Music Education

This course will introduce students to research and research-informed practice at the forefront of music education. The programme will provide tools for interrogating musical and educational assumptions, values and practices. It will support students to expand their understanding of effective music teaching, evaluation and assessment across the lifespan.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in music, music education and/or arts education, or a related field of study. There may be particular circumstances where professional experience and/or study or work portfolio is considered by the programme leader(s) in order to satisfy entry requirements.

Course modules

Core modules: Disciplines of music and music education part 1; disciplines of music and music education part ii. Optional modules: Students choose from a range including: critical studies music and music education; choral conducting leadership and communication; music technology in education.

Assessment methods

Assessment is delivered through a combination of weekly lectures and seminars. Students will also be actively engaging with UCL's online learning environments. All students are also entitled to face-to-face tutorials with their allocated tutors. Assessment is predominantly through written assignment for each taught module.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning (full-time) - 1 years
MA Mixed mode - 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 15,525 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Mixed mode - 2 years
MA Distance learning - 2 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Variable - 4 years
MA Distance learning - 4 years
MA Mixed mode - 4 years

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