Graduate School

Bridging the gap between education and professional life, the RNCM Graduate School provides a stimulating environment for advanced studies in performance (including conducting), composition, musicology, music psychology, and music education.

Each programme is highly flexible and carefully tailored to provide the finishing touches and real-world experience in preparation for your chosen career path. Whether you aspire to work as a professional performer, composer, music educator or researcher, the skills you’ll acquire as an RNCM postgraduate will set you on the right track for an exciting future, inspired by music.

In the 2017 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES), the RNCM ranked second in the UK for student satisfaction with postgraduate programmes. Click on panels below for full details of each course, including entrance requirements.


COVID-19 Update: Our venues have reopened to the public and we’re looking forward to welcoming you back this Autumn. Before attending an event at the RNCM, please read our Audience Protocol…