Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
Advanced tuition in music preparation, including composition and arrangement
Specialist listening and analysis classes, including transcription and critical writing
Professional ensemble coaching
Wide range of performance opportunities at RWCMD
Professional touring and festival performance opportunities
Integral player in local, regional and national jazz scene
Strong links with regional music industry, including education
Training in career development, self-promotion, event management and sustainable technique
International masterclass series
Fully integrated performance programme by international artists
Training in performance analysis and presentation
Optional work-based learning module
Opportunities to study abroad at a partner conservatoire via the ERASMUS Exchange Programme
Please note that, while the information below reflects the programme offered to date, it may be subject to amendment and change in future years. Students are always consulted on such change and details are made available to applicants holding offers.
In order to progress from year one to year two, students normally have to pass all first year modules.
Optional Modules (Choose One)
Entry is by audition and candidates should be able to demonstrate a level of performance ability appropriate for professional training. Minimum entry requirements usually include a 2:1 degree in music or an equivalent qualification. Candidates who have been studying or working in another field will be considered.
International applicants whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate that their English language ability meets the College’s minimum requirements. Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of accepted English language tests and required scores.
Tuition Fees for 2023-2024
* This amount is for the first year only. The tuition fee payable in the second year is subject to an annual increase.