Birmingham Conservatoire

Birmingham Conservatoire

Choral Conducting/Orchestral Conducting

Designed for recent graduates and suitably qualified mature students, our taught Master of Music (MMus) course in Conducting provides the technical training, collaborative opportunities and podium time necessary to launch a career as a professional conductor. Birmingham Conservatoire is currently the most exciting destination for choral singers and orchestral conductors, with an active recording and concert schedule. For more details, click on the web link on the top left hand side of the page.

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. All applicants for this course will be auditioned. Home student auditions will be scheduled live in Birmingham, while special arrangements will be made for EU/international students unable to travel to the UK. Further details about the audition will be supplied once we have received an application.

Course modules

Year 1: Preliminary performance; professional portfolio; performance matters; MMus option. Year 2: Research project; MMus options (1 or 2 options); final project: conducting rehearsal (and performance: orchestral).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MMus Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Birmingham Conservatoire Birmingham B3 3HG West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0121 331 5901