Music Performance with Technology BMus (Hons)

Course summary

88% of students on our music courses said they 'would recommend their course to others' in the National Student Survey 2016.


This course combines academic education with professional training to develop your performing and musicianship skills, as well as your analytical and critical abilities. 

Why choose this course?

The course is enhanced by teaching that is focused on developing your technical knowledge and your music production skills.

You will have a combination of individual lessons on a main instrumental or vocal study principally in Classical or Jazz styles. You can specialise in particular areas, but the course also helps you to develop flexible musicianship skills and affords the opportunity to explore new styles and techniques.

Teaching and learning is very practical and includes:

  • masterclasses
  • tutorials
  • lectures
  • a wide range of ensemble work. 

The course also includes supporting study of music history and analysis as well as Music Technology. We will provide the technical knowledge to record, capture and produce music, while our specialist staff will help you to develop advanced skills on your chosen instrument.

We aim to develop your understanding of contemporary sound, including pre- and post-production, plus all the essential theory and techniques to collaborate, record and network with a multitude of students from a range of disciplines across our community of study. 

You will also perform in concerts and ensembles. The London College of Music has many connections with the music industry, arts organisations and prominent performance venues.

Career and study progression

Many of our graduates are now working across the music industry with successful careers, including:

  • theatre
  • television
  • film and media
  • radio and studios
  • orchestras and bands
  • solo artists
  • performers and arrangers.

Graduates have also entered the related areas of music publishing and arts management, instrumental or vocal teaching and, after further study, classroom teaching.

The London College of Music has an extensive portfolio of Masters level courses, which provide excellent study progression routes. We also further encourage an interaction between specialisms, to enrich your postgraduate experience.

See our postgraduate degree courses page to view the full range of postgraduate degree courses offered by the London College of Music.

Other options available for BMus (Hons) Music Performance with Technology

  • Part time - September 2017, Ealing site
  • Full time - September 2017, Ealing site
  • Part time - September 2018, Ealing site


Fees for home and EU students

Main feeFees for our 2018 courses have not yet been released.


Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.

You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:

  • Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
  • Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year. 

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.

Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

BMus (Hons), BMus (Hons), BMus (Hons), BMus (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 112-128 UCAS tariff points (or equivalent) normally in a minimum of two subject areas including Music or a related subject area
  • GCSE English and Maths (grade A*-C) or Level 2 equivalent.

Grade 8 standard on the first study instrument or voice is desired plus sight reading ability at Grade 5 or 6 and theory at Grade 5.

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit to check for local equivalencies.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses

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