Advanced Performance (W3068)

30 credits, Level 6

Spring teaching

If you choose this module, you'll prepare for a public recital at the end of the year. Through group seminars in the spring term, you'll look at performance-related topics including authenticity, performance psychology and the concert ritual. These seminars also prepare you to feel relaxed and look professional when performing.

In this module, you prepare for two assessements:

  • a performance recital lasting 30 minutes at the end of the module
  • a presentation outlining details of and rationales behind your chosen recital, along with some examples of performance issues arising from the module.


100%: Practical (Workshop)


30%: Coursework (Report)
70%: Written assessment (Project)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 12 hours of contact time and about 288 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2021/22. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: