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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Music Composition

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

In this Composition PGDip course you will spend most of your time writing music for professional and student ensembles, whether you choose to respond to our set briefs or work on your own projects. You'll be encouraged to express yourself in multiple musical and artistic genres. By studying composition within a thriving conservatoire setting, you'll have excellent opportunities to collaborate with performers and to have your works performed. Alongside your focus on composition, our course provides opportunities for you to develop other skills relevant to a future career in the music profession.

Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market. It will also allow you to become more involved in University life by delivering, leading and supporting many aspects of the learning experience, from administration to research and mentoring roles.

Different course options

Full time | Royal Birmingham Conservatoire | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Career Development (20 Credits)
Principal Study 2 (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

UK students should normally hold an honours degree, ideally but not necessarily in Music. Non-UK students should hold a Bachelor's degree or a similar degree-equivalent diploma, ideally but not necessarily in Music. Students must have a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent in all four skills areas to secure a visa.