Chamber Music explores the wide range of skills and knowledge essential to mastering chamber music performance at a professional level. Students receive training in areas such as listening skills, group improvisation and quick-study techniques, which are delivered within individual and group classes, coached ensemble activities and masterclasses.

Applicants from USA

The Royal Northern College of Music is certified as eligible to process Federal Loans (Title IV). School Code: G23205 / 023205. OPE ID: 02320500. A guide to US student funding is available to view here

Gainful Employment for US Applicants

Under the clarification of the Gainful Employment Regulations page 34389 of 13 June 2011, for implementation 1st July 2011,

The Program Integrity Issues final regulations (75 FR 66832)– Clarified that only certificate or credentialed nondegree programs of at least one academic year that are offered by a public or nonprofit institution of higher education are gainful employment programs;

The RNCM offers 1 non-degree GE-specific (gainful employment) course, which is the Postgraduate Diploma. We have less than 10 students therefore for privacy reasons, employment and debt ratios cannot be published.

Gainful Employment Disclosures 

A Postgraduate Diploma in Chamber Music Performance (CIP Code 50.0903) prepares students for entry into the 27-2042.02 – Musicians, Instrumental occupation. As described on the Department of Labor’s O*Net website. More information can be found here.

The 2013/14 tuition fee for an American student is £16,100 (assuming on time completion of programme).

The typical costs associated with the courses (including room and board) as defined by the UK Border Association are £7,200 per annum (42 week course).