Musical Composition PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)
The research degree in composition aims to foster your skills as you navigate an exciting new musical world, which combines tradition and innovation, bringing together instruments and the latest in high technology. ...Read more
This is a modular course leading to the award of MA in Popular Music. The course will be of interest to those concerned with the exploration of all aspects of performance.
This is a...Read more
This programme builds on one of the department’s newest areas for research and teaching. Uniquely, it focuses on popular music in global, diasporic, transnational, and linguistically diverse forms, reflecting...Read more
The MA Music (Popular Music Research) engages with scholarly debates and public controversies around popular music, while examining and developing both traditional and innovative ways of researching popular music. ...Read more
This programme is structured according to your individual needs and experience, and operates in tandem with the Musical Theatre programme. This intensive one-year programme leads to MA (Musical Direction and Coaching). ...Read more
Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
Advanced tuition in music preparation, including composition and arrangement
Specialist listening and analysis classes,...Read more
This Masters programme allows composers and writers to focus on how new opera is created, developed and performed. Part of an exciting new partnership between Guildhall School and the Royal Opera House,...Read more
The NFTS trains composers in both live and synth/sample-based music for the moving image in a production context closely modelled on industry working practices.
Students will compose for a...Read more
Designed for students interested in furthering their development in jazz at postgraduate level, this specialist pathway is led by internationally renowned jazz saxophonist and composer (and...Read more
Fully mentored programme, tailored to each individual’s specific skills and experience
Training in acting methodologies, rehearsal techniques, principal singing languages and movement
The department is a relatively small one, with 20-25 students over the two-year course, so all students receive a great deal of individual attention.
The RCS vocal staff is made up of experienced...Read more
This programme provides extensive training relevant to the requirements and demands of professional opera companies, addressing important employability issues that will become increasingly...Read more
Our MA programme in Chamber Music is the perfect fit for advanced performers wishing to immerse themselves in the world of chamber music. This programme is designed primarily for existing...Read more