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. Further entry requirements can be found on our website.
Months of entry
Designed for recent graduates and suitably qualified mature students, our taught courses in Conducting (choral and orchestral specialisms) provide 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 and orchestral conductors, with an active recording and concert schedule.
You can study choral or orchestral conducting at Birmingham Conservatoire as an MMus or a PgDip qualification.
Information for international students
You must have a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent in all four skills areas to secure a visa. You must have IELTS 6; or alternatively must have studied and completed a Bachelor’s degree in the UK
Fees and funding
Some scholarships and bursaries available; please visit Birmingham Conservatoire website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Conservatoire Admissions
- +44 (0)121 331 5901