Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

MMus (Composition/Ensemble/Jazz/Performance/Performer-Composer) (Taught) Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance Degree level: Postgraduate


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Course summary

Our MMus Composition/Ensemble/Jazz/Music Performance/Performer-Composer programme is designed for those who wish to build on their undergraduate studies to develop their skills as professional musicians: both performers and composers. Focusing on the Western art music and jazz traditions, the programme aims to equip you with the musical skills, insight and experience necessary to engage with the contemporary profession in its widest sense. Graduates of the MMus lead the way in developing new approaches to musical performance, composition and research and can be found in leading roles across the music profession worldwide.

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
  • Bassoon (Contra)
  • Bassoon (Historical Performance)
  • Cello
  • Cello (Historical Performance)
  • Clarinet
  • Clarinet (Bass)
  • Clarinet (Jazz)
  • Clarinet (Theatre doubling)
  • Composition
  • Double Bass
  • Double Bass (Historical Performance)
  • Double Bass (Jazz)
  • Drumkit (Jazz)
  • Euphonium
  • Flute
  • Flute (Historical Performance)
  • Flute (Jazz)
  • Guitar (Classical)
  • Guitar (Jazz Acoustic)
  • Guitar (Jazz Electric Bass)
  • Guitar (Jazz Electric Lead)
  • Harp
  • Harpsichord
  • Horn (French)
  • Horn (Natural)
  • Oboe
  • Oboe (Historical Performance)
  • Organ
  • Percussion & Drumkit
  • Percussion & Timpani
  • Piano
  • Piano (Accompaniment)
  • Piano (Jazz)
  • Recorder
  • Saxophone (Alto)
  • Saxophone (Alto) Jazz
  • Saxophone (Baritone)
  • Saxophone (Baritone) Jazz
  • Saxophone (Soprano)
  • Saxophone (Tenor)
  • Saxophone (Tenor) Jazz
  • Saxophone (Theatre doubling)
  • Trombone (Bass)
  • Trombone (Jazz)
  • Trombone (Tenor)
  • Trumpet
  • Trumpet (Jazz)
  • Trumpet (Natural)
  • Tuba
  • Vibraphone (Jazz)
  • Viol
  • Viola
  • Viola (Historical Performance)
  • Viola da Gamba
  • Violin
  • Violin (Historical Performance)
  • Violin (Jazz)
  • Voice (Alto)
  • Voice (Baritone)
  • Voice (Bass)
  • Voice (Bass-Baritone)
  • Voice (Contralto)
  • Voice (Counter-Tenor)
  • Voice (Jazz)
  • Voice (Mezzo-Soprano)
  • Voice (Mezzo-Soprano) (Historical Performance)
  • Voice (Soprano)
  • Voice (Tenor)

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

1 October

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

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

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 800P
Institution code T75
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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

Audition locations

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

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

Single specialism audition

Location On-time Fee Late Fee
United States £90 £90
South Korea £90 £90
Japan £90 £90
India £90 £90
In person £90 £90
Hong Kong £90 £90
By recording £90 £90

Joint principal specialism audition

Location On-time Fee Late Fee
United States £180 £180
South Korea £180 £180
Japan £180 £180
India £180 £180
In person £180 £180
Hong Kong £180 £180
By recording £180 £180

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
SE10 9JF

Course contact details

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+44 (0)20 8305 4444