Taught course


Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama · Music

Entry requirements

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 jazz. For international students recognised equivalent qualifications are accepted.

Months of entry


Course content

The Jazz programme is available as a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) and MA over two years, full time. The programme features a diversity of performance opportunities combined with high-level professional training that relates to the current industry. Intended for advanced performers, has an integrated approach in which you will develop a mature understanding of jazz language, a reflective, critical awareness and a sense of individuality. Further course information can be found on our website

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.

For more information visit our website

Fees and funding

Students can apply for postgraduate loan and may also be able to apply for financial assistance from a variety of educational charities and trusts.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MMus
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Officer
+ 44 (0) 2920 3911361