BMus (Hons) Music Performance And Recording

BMus (Hons) Music Performance And Recording is a three-year full-time course, where you can develop your performance and composition skills, as well as record and produce your own music.

For the Recording aspect, you will learn how to capture, sequence, and produce music through a range of music technology modules. You will also get to hone your skills in composing music on the desktop or in SRMC’s state-of-the-art recording studio, the Singapore Raffles Production Suite (SRPS).

The Management modules will equip you with the skills necessary to manage an artiste’s career, produce performance events, and network within the industry. SRMC supports all students in marketing and managing their musical careers, so that they may exploit valuable opportunities in today’s music business.

  • Prepares musicians with studio recording skills
  • Experience real-world music production projects
  • Intakes: March, September
Course Outcome

Drawing upon the professional experience of the music faculty at London College of Music (LCM), this course is designed as a response to the dynamic needs of the current music industry. Musicians will develop both performance techniques and the technical knowledge to record studio music, so as to launch a successful career in the music industry.

Career Prospects

Music Performance and Recording

  • Music Performer (Soloists or with Ensembles/Bands)
  • Music Teacher
  • Sound Engineer / Studio Manager
  • Record Producer
  • Composer / Arranger (Film, TV, Gaming)
  • Arts / Culture Manager
  • Conductor
  • Music School Administrator
  • Music Researcher
Admission Requirements
  • At least 17 years old
  • Singapore-Cambridge ‘A’ Level or Diploma in Music (or its international equivalent)
  • 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 (click here for Theory Placement Test Guide)
  • 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

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.
Three (3) Years Course

Year One

  • Pop Performance Studies 1A
  • Sound Theory
  • Desktop Composition
  • Pop Performance Studies 1B
  • Sound Practice
  • The Role of Music Management

Year Two

  • Pop Performance Studies 2A
  • Composition And Arranging
  • Studio Recording 2
  • Composition And Arranging Workshop
  • LCM Music Factory
  • Touring Logistics and Planning

Year Three

  • Music Management
  • Showcase Studies
  • Performance Project
  • Music Technology Showcase Project
  • Music for the Moving Image
  • Music Education Workshop 
  • Experimental Sound
  • Live Sound Practice 

Download course synopsis here.

Course Fees
Fee Particulars 1 Year S($) 3 Years S($)
Tuition Fee 13, 060.75 39,182.25
Non-Tuition Fees    
1. Administrative, Visa & Compliance Fees 1, 750.00 5, 250.00
2. Course Assessment & Resources Fees 1, 750.00 5, 250.00
Total Course Fee 16, 560.75 49, 682.25
*University Fees 4, 000.00 12, 000.00
Goods & Services Tax 1, 439.25 4, 317.75
Total Payable Fee 22, 000.00 66, 000.00

For other fees, please click here.

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 360 modular credits to graduate, by passing the assessment requirements for each module.

Awards

BMus (Hons) Music Performance and Recording
awarded by the University Of West London.

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