Royal Academy Of Music

Course Introduction

Composition at the Academy has an international reputation centred on intensive project'based undergraduate (four'year BMus) and postgraduate (two'year MMus, one'year MA and three'year PhD) programmes. All work is rehearsed and recorded in regular workshops with instrumental and vocal students. Many opportunities arise for student compositions to be played by ensembles and orchestras, and commissions are offered to write for a large number of events.

Course Modules

Core areas of the course are: Principal study; composition portfolio; professional portfolio; project work.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
BMus (Hons) £21,650  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
BMus (Hons) £11,200  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Course specific
  • GCE A-level
  • International Baccalaureate