Royal Academy of Music, University of London

Royal Academy of Music, University of London


Entry requirements

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.

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).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a final recital (or equivalent); concerto assessment (or equivalent); profile report on faculty activity, including reports from individual lessons, concerts, performance classes, ensembles, etc.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 12,310 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 22,120 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,310 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Academy of Music Camden NW1 5HT South East

Key information

Composition Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7873 7379