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Diploma In Music Performance

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    Full Time
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    2.5 Years
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    Jan, May & Sep
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    Tution Fees
    RM 43,860

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Sharpening your music skills through solo and ensemble training, our programme is suitable for students who are eager to earn an additional qualification while making and learning about music that covers from theory to technology; the various genres ranging from pop and jazz to classical music to cater to your diverse needs. Towards the end of your diploma, all students would also have to sign off with an internship as preparation and before advancing towards real-world experiences. 


Detailed entry requirements


Pass with at least a ‘C? grade (Credit) in 3 subjects


Pass with a minimum of GPA of 2.0 (Grade C) in 1 subject


Pass with at least a ‘B? grade in 3 subjects

SKM/KKM (Level 3)

Pass SPM with at least a Credit in 1 subject and ‘program pengukuhan? (if needed)

KKM (Level 3)

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0


Pass (pangkat maqbul)


Other credentials that are equivalent as recognized by the Malaysian government AND pass Music Audition

Music Audition Requirements

Performance Audition (Auditions are conducted at least 1 month before the start of the semester): 

  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Memorization is strongly encouraged for scholarship application
  • Classical Music: 3 pieces of contrasting styles (e.g. Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Modern)
    • Classical Voice: 3 pieces of contrasting styles in at least two different languages (e.g. German, Italian, French, English, Chinese)
  • Contemporary Music: 3 pieces of contrasting styles (preferably contemporary styles: jazz, pop, rock, Latin, popular styles, etc.)


  • String/woodwind/voice majors are required to bring along their own piano accompanist or request for one from the Institute. In this case, a fee will be charged. Contemporary music candidates may choose to use minus-one recordings to accompany their audition. Please bring your own laptop, tablet, or another similar audio-playback device. The Institute will prepare a 1/8 – 1/8-inch audio connection.
  • Composition majors are required to submit a portfolio of compositions and pass the audition on a major instrument 

Aural Diagnostic Test: Repeat a melody and a rhythmic phrase from memory. Sample Questions (Click Here)  

Theory Diagnostic Test: Topics include intervals, scales & key signatures. Sample Questions (Click Here)

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