Admission is available to Honours graduates in Music and holders of graduate diplomas in Music. You should have achieved a standard of vocal or instrumental performance equivalent to that of the LRSM Performers' Diploma. Your application should be supported by references from 2 referees, at least one of whom should have knowledge of your current abilities within music. Applicants will be auditioned.
Months of entry
Our broadening of expertise and reputation was reflected by the [QS World University Subject Rankings 2019](https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2019/performing-arts), where the University of Huddersfield was 25th in the world for 'Performing Arts'. We're proud to have been awarded The Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2015 for ‘world-leading work to promote, produce and present contemporary music to an international audience'. This represents one of the most coveted distinctions in UK Higher Education. We have a thriving community of postgraduate musicians who receive regular individual tuition from staff who are recognised nationally and internationally in their chosen specialisms, and by a team of part-time instrumental and vocal teachers from regional and national orchestras, many of whom are distinguished solo performers. You’ll have many opportunities to perform by taking part in directed ensembles, amongst which are the Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Big Band, Symphonic Wind Orchestra, Brass Band, Choir, Chamber Choir, Opera Group, New Music Ensemble, Early Music Ensemble, Folk Group, Samba Band, Blues Group, Improvisation Group, and A Cappella Choir, as well as various chamber music ensembles. Our [Live Music at the University of Huddersfield series ](https://www.hud.ac.uk/concerts/) features a range of weekly student concerts, as well as recitals and masterclasses by guest artists. Recent visitors have included Emma Kirkby (voice), Garth Knox (viola), Anton Lyakhovsky (piano), Neil Heyde (cello), Richard Haynes (clarinet), Jah Wobble (pop ensembles), Lore Lixenberg (voice), John Scott Whiteley (organ), Claude Delangle and Snake Davis (saxophone), Ensemble 360,vocal ensemble EXAUDI, and the instrumental group ELISION.
Fees and funding
Please check our website for fee information
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- +44 (0)1484 472375