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

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.

  • Qualification

    Master of Music - MMus

  • Study mode

    Part-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years


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.

Instrument/specialisms

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

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

How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

2 October

*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

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

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.