University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Choral Studies

The aim of the course is to train musicians in the art of choral conducting; to instruct them in diverse aspects of the history and practice of choral music; to provide the technical skills required to work with historic repertoires and, for organists, to develop organ playing skills as both soloist and accompanist; to facilitate research into and performance of new or little-known choral repertoire; and to give students the experience of observing and working with the collegiate Chapel choirs.

Entry requirements

1st Class or very good Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a university where applicants have studied for at least 3 years; suitable practical experience is required.

Course modules

The course consists of six elements: choral conducting; choral project; seminar course; optional elements; college placements and observations; aural classes.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on both practical examinations and written work.

Sponsorship information

Limited funding specific to the university of Cambridge.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MMus Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,291 per Year 1 (England) 10 months
MMus Full-time October 2016 GBP 20,718 per Year 1 (International) 10 months
MMus Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,291 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 10 months
MMus Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,291 per Year 1 (Scotland) 10 months
MMus Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,291 per Year 1 (Wales) 10 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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