MA in Popular Music Performance | ICMP London

Great news!

For the first time ever student loans are available for ICMP's Masters (MMus) in Popular Music Performance degree  in guitar, bass, drums and vocals. If you are an eligible UK or EU student you can borrow up to £10,000 to cover the cost of your course fees. And because the ICMP Masters degree is so competitively priced there will be enough left over to help with your living costs.

Of course, having access to finance is not the only factor to consider when choosing an ICMP Masters course. So here are a few other reasons why you might consider applying:

Fantastic connections to the music industry. 

Taking an ICMP Masters degree is a great way to develop your career in the music industry. We take great pride in the success that ICMP graduates achieve*, and we know that key to this success is our unrivaled network of music industry connections. Our dedicated industry liaison and careers service will provide you with direct access to this network, enabling you to explore opportunities for showcasing your work, getting a gig, obtaining relevant work experience or finding employment after you graduate. Our exclusive partnership with Tileyard Studios gives you access to the largest professional music community in the UK, with more than 70 state of the art music studios and 100 office spaces that provide a home to a wide spectrum of companies and musicians working in the creative industries.

*Over 90% of ICMP graduates are in employment or further education 6 months of graduating. DLHE 2016

A personalised approach to developing your skills and knowledge.

On an ICMP Masters degree you will develop the highest levels of instrumental skill through individual lessons and a personalised learning pathway. You will also develop your leadership and musical management skills through the leading of an ensemble, culminating in a performance of challenging original and existing repertoire.

ICMP tutors are both educators and experienced industry practitioners; you will be able to enjoy one-to-one instrumental lessons with the tutor of your choice and benefit from individual research supervision. ICMP’s London location provides opportunities to perform and showcase your talent at top London venues and immerse yourself in the current music scene. And you will be taught in a fantastic creative and inspiring learning environment.

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An ICMP Masters degree will open up a range of high level music career choices

An ICMP Masters degree combines advanced performance development with rigorous scholarship. It will enable you to focus on realising your unique identity as a musician and enhance your creativity and confidence. But it will not just provide a great opportunity to build a conventional career in the music industry as a musician, it will also open up a range of alternative career paths. These include such options as becoming a professional music therapist, or undertaking further academic research into an aspect of music study.

If the ICMP’s Masters in Music Performance sounds like a good choice for you, why not contact us to find out more.

Now that student loans are available to support your studies, it has never been easier to take the next step in your musical career!

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