- Bassoon (Historical Performance)
- Cello (Historical Performance)
Royal Academy of Music, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The programme at RQF Level 8 attracts a cosmopolitan, strongly motivated, and very talented student body which gives participants a realistic sense of the demands required to be at the top of the profession. The Academy's teaching is delivered by leading professional figures, whether in weekly lessons or in high-profile public masterclasses, so that students are educated in a culture that engenders the highest professional standards in relation to artistic interpretation and technical discipline. The Academy's world-class collections of string and keyboard instruments, music manuscripts, early printed materials, and other musical artefacts, together with the programme of events in the Academy's Museum, provide an unparalleled resource which impacts upon the student learning experience at all levels of the programme. The programme is designed to enable students to make the most of the educational opportunities afforded by being at the cultural heart of Europe's leading city for classical music.
During the application and audition process, you must select which instrument(s) you wish to specialise in for the duration of your course. On this course, you can choose from the following options:
Only one instrument is studied. It may be possible to study a further instrument formatively, but this will not contribute towards the qualification.
For all courses, you must select at least one specialism from the 'primary' list. For those studying primary/secondary pathways, two instruments may be selected – one from the 'primary' list and one from the 'secondary' list. Joint pathway students may select any two instruments from either list.
Please see the information on https://www.ram.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-programmes
This course is closed for the 2021 academic cycle. Please contact the provider or view the 2022 courses.
*If you are an international applicant, or you are applying for a postgraduate course, or are choosing certain assessment locations, the 'on time' deadline may be later in the year - please contact the conservatoire directly.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
The following entry points are available for this course:
At the Academy we pride ourselves on our diverse international community. Over 800 students study here every year, with around sixty different nationalities from all over the world. For 2021 entry, candidates for most specialisms can audition by video recording or by attending a live audition in London. http://www.ram.ac.uk/study/how-to-apply/video-recordings has details about how to apply for a video audition. Harp candidates who attend our London auditions in December can use Academy harps and do not need to bring their own instrument.
Evidence of professional performing potential in your principal study
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Minimum score of 5.5 in every section of the test for candidates who need a student visa.|
|PTE Academic||58||Minimum score of 51 in every section of the test for candidates who need a student visa.|
We will accept TOEFL results if the IELTS and PTE Academic tests are unavailable in your country. TOEFL equivalent scores are listed on our website.
English Language requirements are published on our website:
In the event of a successful assessment, applicants may be invited for a further interview prior to being made an offer.
Remote assessment recordings may be accepted in the event that you cannot attend an assessment in person.
|Location||On-time Fee||Late Fee|
|Video Recording: Upload||£100||£100|
|Location||On-time Fee||Late Fee|
|London||Not available at this location|
|Video Recording: Upload||Not available at this location|
Please see the information on http://www.ram.ac.uk/study/how-to-apply/your-audition
No fee information has been provided for this course
Entrance Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit following the audition assessment (in person or by recording) during our advertised audition sessions. There is no separate scholarship application process, and entrance scholarship awards are confirmed in candidates' offer details. You can find more details about financial support on http://www.ram.ac.uk/financial-support.
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