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Music & the Creative Economy Masters (MA): Apply for this course

Applications for this course

Online applications for this course will open on 1 December 2016. To be notified when applications are open please register your interest by emailing

Before you apply

Before you submit your application, please read through our entry criteria carefully to ensure you meet our requirements.

How to apply online

Please ensure you select the mode of attendance and start date that you wish to apply for below.

If you haven't begun an online application already, you will need to select 'new user' once the form is opened and set up a username and password. This allows you to save and return to your application if you can't complete the application in one go.

Please note: most students from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area and classified as overseas fee paying, are not eligible to apply for part-time courses due to UK student visa regulations. For information on exceptions please visit the UKCISA website or email our International Student Advisory Centre.

Music and the Creative Economy MA

  • September 2017 start, full time attendance Online application not open
  • September 2017 start, part time attendance Online application not open

Application deadlines

We strongly suggest that applicants who require a visa to study in the UK ensure that their application and supporting documentation reach us by the first week of August 2017, although we may still accept applications after this date.

All other applicants should ideally apply before the first week of September 2017, although we may still accept applications after this date.

Information required to support your application

You must provide the following information to support your application, or your application will be delayed.

  • Copies of transcripts and certificates that confirm your qualifications and any pending qualifications, clearly showing the qualification awarded and the final, overall grade or mark. (If these are not in English, we will also need copies translated into English by an authorised translator.)
  • A personal statement explaining your reasons for applying for the course.
  • Your CV.
  • Evidence of your proficiency in English, if it is not your first language – preferably an IELTS test certificate. If you do not hold a formal English language qualification, please tell us how you have acquired your proficiency in written and spoken English.

If you have problems uploading your supporting documentation

If you cannot upload your supporting documentation with your application, please scan it and either email it to or post it to:

  • Kingston University Admissions
    Room 1004, Yorkon Building
    Kingston University
    Kingston Hill campus
    Kingston upon Thames
    Surrey KT2 7LB

Please ensure that you quote your name, Kingston University ID and the title of the course you are applying for in all correspondence.


After you have applied, you will need to supply us with a reference so that we can confirm your place on the course.

  • If you have studied within the last five years, we need an academic reference (for example, from a university tutor).
  • If you have not studied in the last five years, we need a reference from a professional (ideally your current employer commending on your suitability for the course).
  • We cannot accept references from friends or family members.
  • Please ask your chosen referee to write a reference on official university/company headed paper (signed and dated).

References should be emailed to

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