University of West London

University of West London


The course is an alternative to the traditional PhD. The DMus Performance allows experienced practitioners to achieve doctoral recognition for exceptionally well-crafted and highly expressive performances of music repertoire.

Entry requirements

A Masters degree in Performance with Merit or Distinction orAt least five years' professional experience as a performer, and a degree in Music (including Performance) with First Class Honours.Candidates who, at interview, demonstrate an exceptionally high level of musicianship and autonomy may be considered for Direct Entry. (In such circumstances, the work will already exhibit impeccable craftsmanship and a thoroughly convincing sense of originality. The application proposal will demonstrate an impressively clear artistic and scholarly purpose.) Similarly, candidates who transfer from another institution with 'advanced standing' may also be considered for Direct Entry. Equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. (IELTS 7).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
DMus Full-time - 33 months

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Key information

University of West London
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0800 036 8888