Study Drums at LMA

The BA (Hons) degree in Music Performance and Industry (Drums) at LMA is designed to cultivate and develop you into the artist and performer you want to be!

LMA will develop musicianship skills in Drums and prepare  you for work in the music industry across a variety of platforms whether that be part of a band, a solo performer, a songwriter or a session musician. All of this is underpinned by theory and academic study, along with developing your skills and technique in drums.

If you play drums want to work in the best recording studios in the world, play drums on the world stage and play on internationally renowned albums, then this course is the first step to make that happen!


Year 1

Toolkit for Success


Band Performance Skills 

Solo Performance Skills (Drums Assessment)

Music Technology

Performance Studies


Year 2

Understanding the Music Industry

Composition and Advanced Songwriting 

Writing, Recording and Performing as a Band 

Advanced Solo Performance Skills (Drums Assessment)

Working as a Session Musician (Drums Assessment)

Advanced Performance Studies


Year 3

Your Promotional Portfolio

Performance Showcase (Drums Assessment)

Innovative Performance 

Industry Investigation

Major Performance (Drums Assessment)


Entry Requirements 64 UCAS Points – All offers are subject to an interview and audition.


Click here on the UCAS link to start your application.


UCAS code W315
Awarded by Staffordshire University
Duration – 3 Years
Location – Liverpool or London campuses
Fee – New Entrants, Full Time. Home and EU students: £8995 per year of study