Graduate School

The RNCM Graduate School is a superb environment in which to pursue advanced studies in performance (including conducting), composition, musicology, music psychology, and music education.

Graduate School programmes are suitable for applicants who have already completed a Bachelor’s degree and are now looking to undertake advanced studies and training.

Our programmes are highly flexible and are carefully tailored to prepare you for the specific goals of your chosen career path, whether it is to be a professional performer or composer, music educator, researcher, community artist or an all-round expert musician, working in a variety of different fields.

In the 2017 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES), the RNCM ranked second in the UK for student satisfaction with postgraduate programmes.

Click on the panels below to find out more about our Graduate School programmes.

If you are unsure which programme is right for you, please view our Graduate School Programmes overview.

RNCM Graduate School Programme Re-Validation

The RNCM Graduate School is currently re-validating its postgraduate programmes. Current information has been given as a guide, but please note that this is subject to change. Confirmed programme details will be published in spring 2019.