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Masters Programs in Performing Arts in United Kingdom 2020

The study of performing arts focuses on both the theoretical and practical approaches in the many forms of artistic demonstration, including theater, music and dance. Students can study music either through an academic approach, a technical one, or both.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Top Master Programs in Performing Arts in United Kingdom 2020

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MMus Music (performance)

University of Southampton
Campus Full-time 1 year August 2020 United Kingdom Southampton

We offer a broad-based MMus programme with three pathways: musicology, performance, and composition. All three pathways can be used as professional training for themselves, or as preparation for Ph.D. study. Students in our MMus programme benefit from intensive one-to-one instruction with world-leading experts in music history, cultural studies of music, performance studies, and analysis; internationally noted performers with active solo and ensemble careers; and prominent composers of contemporary art music, electronic music, media music (including film, television and video game music) and jazz.

Master in Drama / Theatre

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Campus Full-time August 2020 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

To many, the United Kingdom is the birthplace of modern theatre and the mecca for anyone who wishes to study drama. With its rich history of Shakespeare, Marlowe, Stoppard, Coward and more, the UK is often seen as the place to not only visit the theatre but also to study and explore as a student.

Master of Music (MMus)

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2020 United Kingdom Glasgow

Are you aiming to make music your life’s work? Are you aspiring to become an opera singer, a concert artist or orchestral musician; to accompany, compose or arrange; to work as a freelance instrumentalist or to be a conductor, music leader or animateur. You may be planning to coach or...

Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Music

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 4 years September 2020 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Staff and students of the Department of Music pursue research on a wide range of subjects, mainly but not exclusively focused on the music of Asia and Africa. Whatever its regional origin, music is studied as a cultural phenomenon, and also from analytical and historical perspectives. Instrumental and vocal, sacred and secular, art and popular, traditional and modern musical forms are all of equal interest. Research methods employed include fieldwork, interview, archive research, recording and filming, performance, transcription and analysis, and composition.

MMus Performance

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2020 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme is designed for students who wish to specialise in performance while studying for an academic degree. Students have the unique opportunity to develop performance in specific Asian and African music traditions to a professional standard. They acquire expert knowledge about performance and the geographical or stylistic region of their performance specialism.

MMus Ethnomusicology

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2020 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Theoretical and practical grounding in the discipline of ethnomusicology, as well as the opportunity to develop performance and ethnographic skills, regional expertise, and a deeper understanding of global music – just some of what you can expect to develop on the MMus Ethnomusicology. This programme is tailored for musicians and musicologists, anthropologists, teachers and composers, as well as those dedicated to developing an in-depth knowledge of a specific music tradition.

Online Master degree M.Mus Popular Music Performance

Academy of Music & Sound Online
Online Full-time Part-time 1 year August 2020 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of contemporary musicians on a practical, academic and professional basis delivered by highly qualified professionals active in the music industry.

MMus Music (Musicology, Composition, Performance, Technology)

University of Hull
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2020 United Kingdom Hull + 1 more

The MMus programme is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electroacoustic, sonic arts), conducting, music technology, recording, production, pedagogy, film music, aesthetics, philosophy, semiotics, historical and critical musicology, jazz studies, popular music studies, music psychology, theory and analysis.

MA/MFA in Theatre for Young Audiences

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Campus Full-time Part-time 13 - 24 months Request Info United Kingdom Sidcup + 1 more

This programme is for those who are interested to make and perform theatre by, with and for young people. As one of the UK's leading drama schools, Rose Bruford College offers a unique opportunity to study and train in this increasingly popular and dynamic area of theatre practice.

MA/MFA in International Theatre Practice and Performance

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Campus Full-time 13 - 36 months October 2020 United Kingdom London USA Waterford Russia Moscow + 4 more

The MA/MFA International Theatre Practice and Performance aims to inspire the theatre and performance artists of tomorrow and appeal to those committed to the creation of their own work – whether as actors, directors or writers for the stage. The journey of the programme covers all three areas.