Taught course

Music (Jazz)

Birmingham City University · Birmingham Conservatoire

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. Further information about entry requirements can be found on our website.

Composition; Jazz; Instrumental Performance; Vocal Performance; Choral Conducting; Conducting (choral or orchestral); Music Technology

Months of entry


Course content

Birmingham Conservatoire is renowned for its Jazz courses. Designed for recent graduates and suitably qualified mature students, our taught postgraduate courses in Jazz provide bespoke advanced-level tuition to Jazz musicians, whether as performers or instigators. Our postgraduate courses also provide you with excellent opportunities to develop other skills relevant to a future career in the music profession.

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


part time
36 months
full time
24 months


full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Conservatoire Admissions
+44 (0)121 331 5901