Master of Music (MMus Composition/Performance/Collaborative Piano/Performer Composer) at Trinity Laban - UCAS

Trinity Laban

Degree level: Postgraduate
UCAS Conservatoires
Awarded by: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Master of Music (MMus Composition/Performance/Collaborative Piano/Performer Composer) (Taught)

Course summary

The Master of Music (MMus) programme is designed for students wishing to be professional musicians: performers and composers. It aims to equip students with the necessary musical skills, insight and and experience required by the contemporary profession in its widest sense but with a focus on the Western Classical and Jazz traditions; the Composition, Ensemble, and Performance pathways each offer discrete comprehensive specialist training. Key Features

  • Provides advanced musical training at postgraduate level which encourages the demonstration of individual musical talent and scholarship.
  • Enables musicians of proven ability, and with the potential for further training, to advance and refine their skills and specialism/s and deepen their professional expertise.
  • Acknowledges the significance of musical context, highlighting the relationship of music to wider artistic, historical, philosophical, cultural and/or social practices, issues and/or phenomena.
  • Cultivates musicians who have the ability to work in a variety of complex musical groupings and to exercise leadership in professional practice.
  • Creates an environment which encourages risk and nurtures creativity and innovation, reflecting cutting-edge thinking within the profession.
  • Produces enterprising, entrepreneurial musicians equipped both for today’s diverse, internationalised and ever-changing music profession.

Course details

Principal study options

During the application and audition process, you must select which instrument(s) you wish to specialise in for the duration of your course. On this course, you can choose from the following options:

Single specialism

Only one instrument is studied. It may be possible to study a further instrument formatively, but this will not contribute towards the qualification.


For all courses, you must select at least one specialism from the 'primary' list. For those studying primary/secondary pathways, two instruments may be selected – one from the 'primary' list and one from the 'secondary' list. Joint pathway students may select any two instruments from either list.

Primary instrument/specialism

  • Bassoon
  • Cello
  • Clarinet
  • Clarinet (Theatre doubling)
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Composition

How to apply

*If you are an international applicant, or you are applying for a postgraduate course, or are choosing certain assessment locations, the 'on time' deadline may be later in the year - please contact the conservatoire directly.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from across the world and accept a wide range of international qualifications. For more information please see

Entry requirements

Good 2:1 pass in a BMus (Hons) Or an equivalent qualification such as a Performer's Diploma (LTCL, LRAM, LRSM, ARCM etc.) Other equivalent qualifications and/or relevant prior experience may be considered

Assessment locations

In the event of a successful assessment, applicants may be invited for a further interview prior to being made an offer.

Remote assessment recordings may be accepted in the event that you cannot attend an assessment in person.

Single specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
In person£95£95
By recording£95£95

Joint principal specialism assessment

LocationOn-time FeeLate Fee
In personNot available at this location
By recordingNot available at this location

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Master of Music (MMus Composition/Performance/Collaborative Piano/Performer Composer) at Trinity Laban - UCAS