Master Performance (Work-Based Learning)

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  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR11420 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
University of West London | London, United Kingdom
This work-based course is designed to be taken by students working primarily as instrumentalists within the music industry. Attendance to the Faculty of the Arts is limited to three lecture days a year, with the remaining tuition delivered by one-to-one contact time through the tutorial system.

Description of Performance (Work-Based Learning)

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This work-based course is designed to be taken by students working primarily as instrumentalists within the music industry. Attendance to the Faculty of the Arts is limited to three lecture days a year, with the remaining tuition delivered by one-to-one contact time through the tutorial system.

The course aims to equip students with a breadth of skills and information enabling them to develop their careers within todays music industry. Provision is made for students professional work to form part of the assessment process, particularly with regard to practical components of the course.

The course is structured around the needs of the professional performing musician. Central to this is the further development of advanced, technically assured and artistically informed performance skills. These are supplemented by more narrowly defined skills, which relate to and arise directly from each chosen area of specialist work.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • EUR 11420 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 6100 Year (EEA)

Home students Main fees£5,100 ; International students Main fees£9,550

Start date September  2015, February  2016
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Course content

Students will study the following modules:
- Instrumental Studies (1)
- Instrumental Studies (2)
- Postgraduate Dissertation (SWE)
- Negotiated Work-Based Learning
- Project.

This is a student-led, individually negotiated and mentored, practical project and/or research dissertation. This module allows an opportunity to devise and execute an ambitious and substantial personal, self-managed project that encompasses and showcases many of the skills and knowledge acquired during the course.

In addition to these core modules, students will have the opportunity to select three options, ranging from practicalbased areas such as composition, orchestration and arranging and chamber music, through to theory-based modules in ensemble management and transcription.

English Language Requirements

CAE score
180(Grade C)

Requirements for Performance (Work-Based Learning)

  • A recognised First Degree in music.
  • First or Higher degree in other subjects but with relevant musical experience to the required level(diploma level or director of music exams).
  • Necessary prior experience to meet the demands of the course.

International entry criteria

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.5 or above, TOEFL paper based test score at 575 or above, TOEFL computer based test score at 232 or above, TOEFL internet base test score at 90 or above.

Interview

All applicants will be auditioned at interview and auditioned. Where this is not possible, video evidence of performance ability will be considered.

Work Experience for Performance (Work-Based Learning)

No work experience is required.

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