University of West London

Course Introduction

Our courses in music performance combine a university education with professional training that develops your musicianship skills as well as analytical and critical abilities. This is enhanced by one'to'one lessons that focus upon developing your individual instrumental or vocal skills.

Course Modules

Level 4: Performance studies (2 core modules); music history A: Western (1600'1900); music history B: Western (20th / 21st century); general musicianship; tools for understanding music. Level 5: Performance Studies (2 core modules); supporting modules: advanced musicianship; orchestration and arranging; special topic (e.g. classical, jazz, contemporary); music in industry. Level 6: Performance studies (2 core modules); supporting modules: music project (single or double); advanced orchestration and arranging; music education workshop; music management.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BMus (Hons) £9,350  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BMus (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time Day or Evening
BMus (Hons) £6,650  Academic year. First year overseas fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time Day or Evening
BMus (Hons) £5,650  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112-128
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma