Master PGDIP/MA/MMus Historical Performance

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Application deadline: October 1st
Tuition fee:
  • £ 9,135 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 17,955 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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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)

Contents

Core Modules * Postgraduate Diploma
* Historical Performance 1
* Historical Performance 2
* The Professional Musician*

Optional Modules(select one from the list) * Advanced Teaching Skills
* Arts Management in Practice
* Vocational Project

Requirements

Entry to the postgraduate music programmes is by audition (or by interview for Composition applicants). Candidates should be able to demonstrate a level of performance ability appropriate for professional training. Composition applicants will be asked to send examples of their creative work to discuss at interview.

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.

Applicants who already have a postgraduate diploma or equivalent qualification in music may be eligible for entry to the one year MA Top-Up programme.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 5.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 527
TOEFL iBT® test: 71

IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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