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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance

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Study abroad at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance

The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) is one of the world’s leading music schools. It’s headquartered in London with two campuses in the city; the main location in Kilburn, and another in Queen’s Park.

The institution has an excellent reputation for its world-class programs. International students attending ICMP can choose to study everything from guitar and vocals to event management and digital marketing - the range of courses is fantastic.

ICMP’s campuses are home to a number of high-quality facilities. Overseas students can take advantage of state-of-the-art recording studios, instruments, practice rooms, social areas, and student services.

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Why study at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance?

  • Leading staff

    Learn from highly respected professors

  • Personalized support

    Experience a tailored learning approach to help you be the best you can be

  • Top location

    London is one of the world’s most famous cities

Life as an international student

ICMP is a fantastic place to be an international student. Over 40% of the student body is from abroad. Overseas students from all over the world descend on London every year to study at ICMP - the atmosphere is incredibly cosmopolitan on campus.

There are plenty of accommodation options available in London. ICMP’s experienced staff and housing partners are on hand to help you find a comfortable, safe, and convenient place to call home.

The campus is home to a fantastic international office. The friendly student advisors are happy to assist you with anything you need. Whether you need help with general admin or adjusting to UK culture, no problem is too big or small.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Quiet Areas
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Praying Rooms
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms

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Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: £13,750 per year
  • Graduate tuition: £14,000 per year


The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance

1B Dyne Rd, London NW6 7XG, United Kingdom

London is a globally renowned city with a wealth of incredible things to experience. International students living and studying in the city are surrounded by amazing music venues, bars, restaurants, clubs, shops, tourist spots, and lots more.

Visa requirements for The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements