University of West London

University of West London

Popular Music Performance

This course is designed to address the practical, academic and professional needs of contemporary musicians, and welcomes students from all genres.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an appropriate undergraduate qualification (e.g. BA (Hons) music (with performance) or a BMus (Hons) performance) with a 2:1 or above; candidates are interviewed and auditioned; equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered; IELTS 6.5 required; candidates are required to submit an example of academic writing and a DVD of 2 performances; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above, at a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components, TOEFL internet-based test 90 or above, Pearson PTE Academic 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test.

Course modules

Modules include: Performance techniques 1; performance techniques 2; ensemble skills; developing your career; research methods; dissertation or project; performing in the studio or live events and ensemble management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MMus Full-time £ 6,950 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MMus Full-time £ 10,995 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MMus Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ealing Campus Ealing W5 5RF South East

Key information

University of West London