Whether your interest lies in concert music, media, TV and film music, composing for staged productions or electronic music, you can study on the Academy’s undergraduate composition course. Composition at the Academy has an international reputation centred on intensive project-based and highly collaborative degree programmes. Our cutting-edge courses are taught by distinguished and prominent composers, and they reflect the realities and challenges for today’s music creator. Academy composers have a wide range of opportunities for performance and recording, and are fully prepared to work in a variety of creative contexts.
Our composition professors are dedicated teachers and active composers with professional musical careers of all kinds. Collectively, they have a wide range of industry knowledge and insight into all aspects of the profession.
This course ensures a strong foundation in compositional techniques which, over four years of study, can be focused to support your individual interests and career ambitions. As a composer in the Academy, you are given unrivalled opportunities to have your music played and recorded in numerous contexts – and to develop your individual compositional style and musical personality within our highly collaborative environment
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
|Bachelor of Music (with Honours) - BMus (Hon)||Other Fees|
- IELTS (Academic)5.5Minimum score of 5.5 in every section of the test for candidates who need a Tier 4 visa.
- Overall score of 6.0 required to join BMus Year 2 or Year 3.PTE Academic51.0Minimum score of 51 in every section of the test for candidates who need a Tier 4 visa.
- Overall score of 58 required to join BMus Year 2 or Year 3.