FdMus Music Performance

FdMus Music Performance (FdMus) is a two-year full-time course where you can expect weekly one-to-one lessons based on your principal study instrument, in addition to ensemble group classes. All of which provide you exposure to various music styles such as Chamber and Contemporary, as well as performance opportunities.

Performance studies will be complemented with practical musicianship and historical music studies. You will also get to present a public showcase of your work, demonstrating a range of industry skills beyond performance, from communications to presentation.

By completing the compulsory modules, you will be able to pursue further education in music: the University Of West London (UWL) BMus (Hons) Music Performance – Level 6, conducted at the SRMC Singapore campus.

    • Prepares practising musicians for Bachelor’s Degree
    • Transforms students into industry-ready professionals
    • Intakes: March, September
    Course Outcome

    Graduates will receive a Foundation Degree in Music conferred by University of West London. You will have:

    • A performance proficiency equivalent to the London College of Music (LCM)/Trinity Guild Hall/ABRSM Associate Diploma or better in their chosen principal study,
    • A music theory proficiency equivalent to the London College of Music (LCM)/Trinity Guild Hall/ABRSM Diploma or better.

    Career Prospects

    Music Performance

    • Music Performer (Soloists or with Ensembles/Bands)
    • Music Teacher
    • Composer / Arranger (Film, TV, Gaming)
    • Arts / Culture Manager
    • Conductor
    • Music School Administrator
    • Music Researcher
    Admission Requirements
    • At least 17 years old
    • At least Grade E in any 3 GCE ‘A’ Level subjects (2 H2 Level and 1 H1 Level) or its international equivalent
    • Pass SRMC’s Music Theory Placement Test
    • Pass SRMC’s Audition
    • Meet English Language Requirements

    Audition

    • Instrumentalists: 10 – 12 minute performance, TWO pieces from contrasting periods
    • Singers: 10 – 12 minute performance, THREE songs
    • Composers: A portfolio of works, prior to an interview

    English Language Requirements

    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 administered by the British Council (Preferred by SRMC), or
    • GCE ‘A’ Level GP or KI – Grade E or above, or
    • IB Diploma – Pass TOK (English Medium), or
    • SRMC’s English Placement Test / SRMC’s Certificate in English – Advanced, or
    • Other English Language Proficiency Tests (TOEFL etc) – will be considered on a case-by-case basis
    Course Structure

    Students will undertake the following modules during their course of study.
    TWO (2) Years Course

    Year One

    • Performance Studies 1A
    • Performance Studies 1B
    • Harmony And Counterpoint
    • History A : Music 1600 – 1900
    • Music Analysis

    Year Two

    • Performance Studies 2A
    • Performance Studies 2B
    • History B : Music in the 20th Century
    • World Music Studies
    • Negotiated Project
    • Orchestration and Arranging

    Download course synopsis here.

    Course Fees
    Fee Particulars 1 Year S($) 2 Years S($)
    Tuition Fee 13, 060.75 26, 121.50
    Non-Tuition Fees
    1. Administrative, Visa & Compliance Fees 1, 750.00 3, 500.00
    2. Course Assessment & Resources Fees 1, 750.00 3, 500.00
    Total Course Fee 16, 560.75 33, 121.50
    *University Fees 4, 000.00 8, 000.00
    Goods & Services Tax 1, 439.25 2, 878.50
    Total Payable Fee 22, 000.00 44, 000.00

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    Note: All fees are inclusive of GST (Goods & Services Tax). The current Singapore GST is charged at the rate of 7%. All fees quoted are subject to other costs arising from government directives.

    Graduation Requirements

    Students must gain 240 modular credits to graduate, by passing the assessment requirements for each module.

    Awards

    FdMus Music Performance
    awarded by the University Of West London.

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