- Any Musical Instrument (Jazz)
- Bassoon (Historical Performance)
- Cello (Historical Performance)
The Master of Music in Performance is similar to the Master of Arts but with the addition of a Masters Project; this can be a concert with commentary, a recording-based project, a dissertation or a mixture of these. Your Project preparation is supported by a team of specialists and provides an opportunity for you to enhance your creative work through specialised academic study and practice-led research. Postgraduate students are a vital part of the Academy’s musical culture, working in a uniquely collaborative performance environment ideally suited to helping talented musicians — from across the globe — to achieve their musical ambitions. Students wishing to prepare applications for doctoral study will normally choose the MMus rather than the MA. The usual programme length is two calendar years, though some students are allowed to follow this one calendar year programme. The programme path and length can be discussed at the entrance interview and adjusted as appropriate, you are not tied to the option you choose when you submit your application in UCAS Conservatoires.
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.
Bachelor of Music with Honours, or APEL equivalent. http://www.ram.ac.uk/study/how-to-apply/entry-requirement
Evidence of professional performing potential in your principal study.
If you are applying for the MMus, you must provide one piece of academic written work and a Project Proposal. http://www.ram.ac.uk/study/how-to-apply/entry-requirement/postgraduate-written-requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||Minimum score of 5.5 in every section of the test for candidates who need a student visa.|
|PTE Academic||70||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|
For 2021 entry you 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.
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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