|Study location||United Kingdom, Liverpool|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£13,000.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Undergraduate degree in Music or other relevant subjects (including joint-honours degrees with another subject) are encouraged to apply. The normal expectation is at least a 2:1. Hence, students with first degrees obtained from music conservatories (both from EU and Overseas institutions) and mature students with non-traditional backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A relevant portfolio is required.
- an interview is a part of admission process
- all applicants should submit a portfolio/composition at the time of applying
With the MMus programme you can extend your existing knowledge and skills with advanced academic and/or professional training in performance, which is designed to help you reach a professional level of competence by the end of the course.
Through the modular structure of all Masters degrees at the University, we tailor our teaching to your needs and interests.
In addition to your performance study, you’ll also take a package of Research and Practical Skills customised according to your interests or needs. Performance accounts for 120 of the 180 credits in the flexible modular scheme: 30 credits for the coursework in each of the two semesters and 60 for the final recital.
Please note that we also offer MRes Music options in Composition, Musicology, and Popular Music Studies.
Staff and students contribute fully to our research areas, which are informed by the broadly defined fields of:
- Critical theory
- Music Analysis
- Music and the moving image (including new media)
- Music industries
- Media and cultural studies.
Students from the taught postgraduate programmes in the School of Music have gone on to a wide range of careers, including various positions in the music industries, museums, arts administration, journalism, publishing, and teaching. PhDs from the School of Music are in full-time lectureships around the world (e.g. Canada, Sweden).