University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Music (Performance)

This programme will develop your professional expertise on your instrument/voice within the context of the range of departmental opportunities for performance. 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. The two compulsory research training modules are followed by a combination of specialism-related modules and optional modules. Having completed the Postgraduate Diploma stage of the programme, you will progress to Masters stage and submit a folio of your work.

Entry requirements

Master of Music - MMus: Normally a first or 2:1 UK honours degree, with music being a prominent part. Approved equivalent qualifications or experience will be considered, particularly in the case of overseas students and candidates with less conventional educational backgrounds. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent). For current entry requirements, please visit our website. The link is under Course contact details.

Course modules

Example module listing: research training for practitioners A; research training for practitioners B; composition A; composition B; composition folio; studio techniques; performance A; conducting A; orchestral management 1; creative practice A; rock track poetics; African American music; historical performance practice; compositional techniques; contemporary issues in the cultural industries; English music from Elgar to Britten; synthesis and music programming screen music studies; performance A; performance B; conducting B; orchestral management 2; digital music improvisation 2; Anglo Celtic song traditions; jazz studies 2; opera studies; baroque fugue in practice; applied music 2; musical theatre.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Music - MMus Full-time September 2018 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
Master of Music - MMus Full-time September 2018 7,900 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 12 Months
Master of Music - MMus Part-time September 2018 8,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 Months
Master of Music - MMus Part-time September 2018 4,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

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

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