Singapore Raffles Music College.

Master of Arts in Music and Performing Arts Education





  • Intakes: March, September
  • Duration: 12 Months





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Singapore Raffles Music College.


Building on your established or developing artistic and performance practice, this course will develop your performance teaching, leadership and research skills across a variety of global music and performing arts educational contexts.

Through modules focussed on workshop techniques, enterprise, fund-raising, marketing, technology, pedagogic theory and collaboration, you will develop vital skills to hone your professional education-based career, complementing your existing performance abilities.

To contextualise these skills within the 21st century, current research-informed practice and practice-as-research, you will benefit from the vibrant learning environment of Singapore Raffles Music College, situated in Singapore. The cosmopolitan leanings of the country coupled with the rich cultural heritage will serve to provide students with an enriching learning experience to further develop their knowledge and craft on the subject of education.

Graduates will be prepared for leadership careers in areas including youth or community Music/Theatre groups and schools, instrumental/vocal/acting/movement performance teaching and institution-based arts education and outreach ventures. This course also prepares those who wish to develop their research and practice skills further onto PhD study.



Graduates will receive a Master of Arts in Music and Performing Arts Education conferred by University of West London.


  • At least 20 years old
  • A minimum of a 2.1-degree classification in or related to Music Performance, Performing Arts, Performance or Theatre, or
  • Recognition of Prior Learning will be considered in line with the UWL Academic Regulations.
  • Pass English Language Requirements.


English Language Requirements

  • English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of IELTS 5.5 in each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening), or equivalent, or
  • Singapore Raffles Music College’s English Placement Test/ Singapore Raffles Music College’s Certificate in English – Highest Advanced, or
  • Qualifications on Entry provided by student were undertaken in the English Language, or
  • Other English Language Proficiency Tests (TOEFL etc) – will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Students will undertake the following modules during their course of study.

ONE (1) Year Course

Year One

  • Pedagogic Theories and Practices
  • Devising Material
  • 1:1 and Small Group Teaching
  • Creative Workshopping for Education and Community Settings
  • The Business of Education
  • PG Research Methods
  • Masters Project

Tuition Fee  16,263.89
Non-Tuition Fees  
1. Administrative, Visa & Compliance Fee 2,250.00
2. Course Assessment & Resources Fee 2,250.00
Total Course Fee  20,763.89
University Fees 4,000.00
Membership Fee 1,500.00
Goods & Services Tax  1,981.11
Total Payable Fee  28,245.00


Additional Fees* S($)
Evaluation Fee 1,000.00

*If applicable.

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Note: All fees are inclusive of GST (Goods & Services Tax). The current Singapore GST is charged at a rate of 8%. All fees quoted are subject to other costs arising from government directives.

In Budget 2022, the Minister for Finance of Singapore announced that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate will be increased from:
(i) 7% to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023; and
(ii) 8% to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024.

Kindly refer to this link to understand how the GST rate change will affect consumers.

All courses have a Fee Protection Premium of 2% of the Course Fee (exclude 8% GST).



Students must gain 180 modular credits to graduate, by passing the assessment requirements for each module.


awarded by University of West London.



Master of Arts in Music and Performing Arts Education


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