Royal Academy Of Music

Course Modules

Principal study aims and objectives; composition portfolio: a number of compositions, as specified in faculty requirements and negotiated with the head of department; reports from individual lessons and from coursework in: conducting; orchestration; analysis; skills tests (including take'away paper and special projects); professional portfolio; learning outcomes; aims and objectives; learning outcomes; dissertation; concert project (the organisation and presentation of a concert built around their own music).

Course Additional Entry

We would expect a performance standard at least equivalent to that of a recognised music diploma in your principal'study. You should normally be completing (or have completed) an undergraduate programme of musical study at the time of application. For the MA and MMus, to enrol you must possess a good Honours Bachelor degree (normally in music: level 6 in the UK's National Qualification Framework), otherwise an international qualification of an equivalent standard from a university or educational institution of university rank is required. You may verify the acceptability of your qualifications with the admissions officer.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £23,120  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £12,470  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Course specific