What will I learn?

Whether your interest lies in concert music, media, TV and film music, composing for staged productions or electronic music, you can study on the Academy’s undergraduate composition course. Composition at the Academy has an international reputation centred on intensive project-based and highly collaborative degree programmes. Our cutting-edge courses are taught by distinguished and prominent composers, and they reflect the realities and challenges for today’s music creator. Academy composers have a wide range of opportunities for performance and recording, and are fully prepared to work in a variety of creative contexts.Our composition professors are dedicated teachers and active composers with professional musical careers of all kinds. Collectively, they have a wide range of industry knowledge and insight into all aspects of the profession. This course ensures a strong foundation in compositional techniques which, over four years of study, can be focused to support your individual interests and career ambitions. As a composer in the Academy, you are given unrivalled opportunities to have your music played and recorded in numerous contexts – and to develop your individual compositional style and musical personality within our highly collaborative environmenthttp://www.ram.ac.uk/departments/composition

Which department am I in?


Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£25,300.00 (US$ 33,468) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022


Main Site

Marylebone Road,



NW1 5HT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Passes in two GCE Advanced-level (A2) examinations.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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