MMus in Music Performance

Are you looking to advance your skills as a performer, music director or composer? The MMus in Music Performance degree based on practice in music performance aims to help students develop these skills of performer, music director, composer and arranger to a high standard in this industry, thus creating a significant number of original works.

During the year, students will develop their instrumental skills and lead ensembles, compositions and arrangements in a series of individual lessons and workshops. Each student will design and test their strategies to launch, and develop creative activity. You will have advanced training from professional musicians, instrumentalists and singers. 

Students will be able to work on historical instruments, supported by courses and seminars. 

You will also gain an extensive understanding of the repertoire you perform while developing the intellectual and creative skills required for a elite performance.

Course Length: 1 year;
Start dates:  January / April / August / September;

Examples of recent graduate positions following degree in Music Performance

  • Professional session musician
  • Arranger
  • Musical director
  • Band member
  • Songwriter
  • Film scoring
  • Executive, manager, administrator, officer in the music or wider entertainment industry
  • Music industry entrepreneur
  • Instrumental music teacher 
  • Project manager

And more;

  • Applicants are required to submit proof of Bachelor Degree Diploma;
  • For candidates with over 5 years of experience in a managerial role, but without an undergraduate degree, the course/module leader will review the application based on the applicant suitability for the course;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;
  • Performance Ensemble Workshop 
  • Composition for Film & other Media
  • Principal Instrument 
  • Arranging
  • Digital Distribution & Marketing
  • Major Project

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.


Lectures, seminars, group projects, and e-learning are among the teaching methods used. Written exams, case studies, assignments, projects, and reports are all examples of assessment methods.


If you want to advance your career even further after finishing your undergraduate degree, you can apply for a postgraduate Master’s program.

Please contact Atlantic London for more information on progression.


The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds – Student Finance England 

If you are a UK/EU citizen with pre-settled or settled status or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, and you want to apply for a postgraduate course, you can receive support from the government through the Student Loan Company. If you’re starting a master’s degree, you could get a Postgraduate Master’s Loan of up to £11.570 to help with course fees and living costs. You’ll have to start repaying your loan when your income is over a certain amount (the ‘threshold’ amount), but only one year after you finish your course.

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