University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Advance Performance

As a vocational training in instrumental or vocal performance skills, in orchestral performance skills, or in skills relevant to a development of musical theatre performance, this programme is intended as a preparation for employment or further advanced training at postgraduate level. Students focus their study on a specialist area of instrumental, vocal, orchestral, or musical theatre work. In particular the programme offers orchestral players an opportunity to engage in a course of study offering significant levels of orchestral rehearsal and performance experience.

Entry requirements

BA (Honours) degree or equivalent (usually in music, performing arts, musical theatre or a related discipline), normally at 2.1 or above; high level skills in instrumental or vocal performance demonstrated at audition, or for musical theatre applicants vocal, dance and acting performance, demonstrated at audition. Applicants with a lower BA degree outcome may be admitted onto the programme if the balance of their performance skills is such as to demonstrate a clear ability to achieve the learning outcomes of the programme.

Course modules

Students following the postgraduate certificate in performance will additionally take modules in performance portfolio and lecture recital.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time GBP 3,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

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