Taught course


Canterbury Christ Church University · Music

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (2:1 or higher) in music, or equivalent academic or professional experience. Applicants must be able to show that their background in their chosen independent study is sufficient for development at postgraduate level. The selection of entrants is normally based on audition or interview in the School of Music and Performing Arts. Performance audition programmes should be approximately 20 minutes long, and demonstrate the breadth of your command of style and technique. Portfolios of creative or academic work should be of comparable scope and submitted in advance of interview.

Months of entry


Course content

A rigorously demanding course, the MMus degree offers an opportunity to develop your musicianship to a very high level in a range of subject areas. The School of Music and Performing Arts is a community of more than 600 students from foundation to doctorate level, dedicated to creating and recreating music, dance and drama; all contributing to the musical and performing arts life of the University, the city of Canterbury and the wider community in the south east of England. This vibrant community offers exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration as well as more specialised subject- specific work. The degree is offered either as a one year full-time, or two year part-time course.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
+44 (0)1227 782900
+44 (0)1227 782888