Master PGDIP/MA/MMus Historical Performance

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • GBP9970 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    GBP5220 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Historical Performance is offered as an MMus or a Postgraduate Diploma programme.



Key Features

  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Wide range of solo and ensemble performance opportunities
  • Involvement in professional projects such as the orchestra of the Brecon Baroque Festival
  • Tuition available in supporting areas such as Alexander Technique and doubling instruments
  • Advanced training in chamber music
  • Professional coaching and accompaniment provision
  • Language, movement and drama classes (singers)
  • Specialist, advanced performance classes (instrumentalists)

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP9970 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • GBP5220 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Key Features of all Postgraduate Programmes
  • Two year, full time programmes starting in September
  • One year intensive programmes available in some cases
  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Training in career development, self-promotion, event management and sustainable technique
  • International masterclass series
  • Fully integrated performance programme by international artists
  • Performance Practice training supported by seminars, tutorials and symposia
  • Training in performance analysis and presentation (MMus only)
  • Advanced research and specialist performance analysis training (MMus only)
  • Established work placement schemes
  • Optional training in advanced teaching skills and arts management
  • Opportunities to study abroad at a partner conservatoire

English Language Requirements

TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)

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Entry to the postgraduate music programmes is by audition. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a level of performance ability appropriate for professional training.

Minimum entry requirements usually include an undergraduate degree in music (2:1 or higher for Masters applicants) or an equivalent qualification. Candidates who have been studying or working in another field will be considered.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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