University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Music (Performance)

**Why choose this course** Our MMus Music (Performance) is distinctive in its range of musicological, compositional and performance-based elements. We offer performance tuition in a range of traditional and contemporary instruments, as well as conducting. You'll benefit from the diversity of our research strengths, our many ensemble performance opportunities and our expertise in a range of musical fields. These currently include contemporary music for the concert hall, popular music, film music, opera, acoustic, electronic and computer-generated music. Our Department of Music and graduates of this course are internationally recognised theorists and practitioners in a wide range of musical activity and specialist areas. **What you will study** The Performance pathway of our MMus in Music will develop your professional expertise on your instrument or with your voice. You will be tutored and assessed on one instrument (or voice) by visiting professionals of national and international standing who will guide you in consolidating and developing your technique, repertoire, knowledge and interpretative insight. Your two compulsory research training modules will be followed by a combination of specialism-related modules and optional modules.

Entry requirements

Master of Music - MMus: A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) COMPOSITION A - Optional COMPOSITIONAL PROGRAMMING A - Optional CONDUCTING A - Optional CREATIVE PRACTICE A - Optional MUSIC PROJECT A - Optional PERFORMANCE A - Compulsory RESEARCH TRAINING FOR PRACTITIONERS A - Compulsory STUDIO TECHNIQUES - Optional TOPIC STUDY A - Optional ADVANCED PERFORMANCE - Compulsory COMPOSITION B - Optional COMPOSITIONAL PROGRAMMING B - Optional CONDUCTING B - Optional CREATIVE PRACTICE B - Optional DIGITAL IMPROVISATION 2 - Optional MODERNISM AND POSTMODERNISM - Optional MUSIC PROJECT B - Optional PERFORMANCE B - Compulsory RESEARCH TRAINING FOR PRACTITIONERS B - Compulsory SCREEN MUSIC STUDIES - Optional TOPIC STUDY B - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Levels 6 and 7 EITHER 4 x 15 credit options OR 2 x 15 credit options and 1 x 30 credit option (most 30 credit compulsory modules from other pathways can be taken as options in Semester 2) PART-TIME Year 1 (part-time) COMPOSITION A - Optional COMPOSITIONAL PROGRAMMING A - Optional CONDUCTING A - Optional CREATIVE PRACTICE A - Optional MUSIC PROJECT A - Optional PERFORMANCE A - Compulsory RESEARCH TRAINING FOR PRACTITIONERS A - Compulsory STUDIO TECHNIQUES - Optional TOPIC STUDY A - Optional COMPOSITION B - Optional COMPOSITIONAL PROGRAMMING B - Optional CONDUCTING B - Optional CREATIVE PRACTICE B - Optional DIGITAL IMPROVISATION 2 - Optional MODERNISM AND POSTMODERNISM - Optional MUSIC PROJECT B - Optional PERFORMANCE B - Compulsory RESEARCH TRAINING FOR PRACTITIONERS B - Compulsory SCREEN MUSIC STUDIES - Optional TOPIC STUDY B - Optional Year 2 (part-time) COMPOSITION A - Optional COMPOSITIONAL PROGRAMMING A - Optional CONDUCTING A - Optional CREATIVE PRACTICE A - Optional MUSIC PROJECT A - Optional STUDIO TECHNIQUES - Optional TOPIC STUDY A - Optional ADVANCED PERFORMANCE - Compulsory COMPOSITION B - Optional COMPOSITIONAL PROGRAMMING B - Optional CONDUCTING B - Optional CREATIVE PRACTICE B - Optional DIGITAL IMPROVISATION 2 - Optional MODERNISM AND POSTMODERNISM - Optional MUSIC PROJECT B - Optional SCREEN MUSIC STUDIES - Optional TOPIC STUDY B - Optional

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Music - MMus Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
Master of Music - MMus Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Services
Telephone number: 
01483682222