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Designed to support performers and composers who want to improve their English at the same time, this programme enables students to deepen their musical and technical skills before undertaking postgraduate study. The International Graduate Diploma is similar to the Graduate Diploma, but you will study intensive English language tuition in place of some contextual and performance modules.
During the programme you will hone your skills as an artist through one‑to-one Principal Study lessons, group tuition and experience playing as a soloist and in ensembles. We will encourage you to develop skills for lifelong learning by building working relationships with other students.
This is graduate programme aimed at students considering entry to postgraduate study at a conservatoire or university but do not currently meet the required standard. The programme enhances both musicianship and English language skills to bring students to the level needed to enter a postgraduate music degree.
This year long course comprises of three core modules, delivered through one-to-one and group tuition, masterclass, ensemble performance and seminars.
Focusing on your technical and musicianship skills, this module will enable you to develop your artistic personality and key professional skills to equip you for the music profession. Delivered through one-to-one and group tuition, masterclasses, seminars and workshops, your Principal Study forms a core part of your learning.
This is designed to help you develop key listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in an academic and arts context. These lessons sit alongside your Principal Study to enhance your overall learning at Trinity Laban, and you’ll receive regular informal feedback from tutors throughout the year.
Your learning will be through daily small group language tutorials, scenario-based tasks and activities, one-to-one feedback, online activities and English language based chamber music coaching sessions. At the end of the programme you will take your Trinity College London ISE III assessment, allowing you to progress onto postgraduate study.
This is our festival of collaborative learning where students, staff and external mentors from across the Faculties of Music and Dance take a break from their regular timetables to work together on new and experimental projects. This is a two-week intensive project that values artistic risk taking and processes, and will help you to develop a mature and reflective approach to your individual development.
The aim of this programme is to develop your independent learning strategies. You’ll do this through a blend of formal tuition, experiential learning and personal study. Your Principal Study is central to this programme, which you’ll develop through one-to-one and group tuition, rehearsals, workshops, seminars and masterclasses. You’ll also have the opportunity to perform in a range of solo, small group, chamber and large ensemble performance projects.
You’ll receive your English language academic skills tuition through small tutorial groups. There, you’ll gain practical experience in communicating with others while developing your vocabulary, grammar and understanding in order to develop fluency. Wherever possible, English language lessons integrate opportunities for musical learning and we’ll enable you to develop independent strategies to help support your lifelong learning.
Collaboration a key part of the Trinity Laban experience and at the heart of professional artistic life. Throughout the programme you will work with other students from different programmes and disciplines, whether that’s working side by side or by taking a leadership role.
To give you an understanding of what the professional world will be like, our assessment methods aim to mirror professional contexts. For your Principal Study module, you will be assessed through a solo recital.
For your Integrated Skills in English module you will receive informal feedback throughout the year. You will also take your Trinity College London ISE III assessment, which will be leading a chamber music rehearsal and submitting a portfolio.
Assessment in CoLab will be based on paticipation in and engagement with a collaborative project.
The programme comprises 1,200 hours of learning and teaching, including a minimum of 510 hours of contact time. Rehearsal and performance contact time will vary according to your Principal Study.
When you apply, we’ll be looking for your potential to carry out detailed investigations of topics that interest you and your ability to communicate these ideas coherently and effectively. We’ll assess this through your application, audition and interview.
Before applying, you will need:
|Location||King Charles Court|
|Duration||1 year (full time)|
|Start Date||September 2021|