Typical minimum entry requirements include a degree in music with a considerable practical component, candidates who have a degree but not in music need to have significant experience within the field of classical music. Students for whom English is not a first language are required to demonstrate a level of fluency equivalent to IELTS 5.5.
Months of entry
This innovative programme focuses on preparing experienced musicians for the exciting career opportunities that are now emerging in this field. Students will benefit from training with top experts working across a wide range of areas, from large-scale symphonic choruses to youth choirs and school outreach work, in order to develop professional communication skills at all levels.
The Choral Conducting programme is available as a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) and MMus over two years, full time, and in exceptional cases a one year intensive programme is available. Further course information can be found at: www.rwcmd.ac.uk/conducting
Information for international students
The College regularly holds auditions in Asia and North America and, in some cases, it may be able to accept auditions recordings on DVD from applicants who are unable to attend an audition in person. www.rwcmd.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
You may be able to apply for financial assistance from a variety of educational charities and trusts. For further information, contact the Education Grants Advisory Service.
Qualification and course duration
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Course contact details
- Admissions Officer
- + 44 (0) 2920 391361