What will I learn?

The Guitar department’s objective is to provide you with a course of advanced professional training that is as comprehensive as possible.

Your Principal Study is the primary focus of your work at the Academy. The requirements differ from department to department.

Programme Aims

a) To encourage the development of performers/composers with a distinctive and original artistic personality. b) To provide aspiring musicians with a bridge to a successful career in performance/composition. c) To create an artistic and educational environment where performers/composers can reach the highest possible standards and consolidate their technical skills. d) To provide programmes of study appropriate to the needs of individual students. e) To encourage students to become involved in a full range of ensemble activities related to their Principal Study or to provide students with the challenge of writing for different resources and of meeting different functions. f) To give regular opportunities for performance in wide range of contexts, both competitive and non-competitive or to give regular collaborate with other artists. g) To stimulate habits of self-awareness and self-criticism that will prepare students for the challenges of the music profession. h) To encourage students to develop repertoire interests that will help promote their performance careers or to help students become aware of current compositional trends and how these connect to their own interests. i) To give students the opportunity to reflect on their practice as performers or composers by engaging in research enquiry related to their artistic aims. j) To help students become aware of current trends in practice-led and how these connect to their own interests. k) To offer opportunities for students to develop their artistic personalities through advanced project work, blending scholarly and practical elements.

Which department am I in?

Brass

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£25,250.00 (US$ 34,223) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Royal Academy of Music, University of London

Marylebone Road,

Westminster,

NW1 5HT, England

Entry requirements

For international students

A good Honours Bachelor degree (normally in Music: RQF Level 6). Otherwise an international qualification of an equivalent standard. IELTS Academic, IELTS Indicator: 5.5 overall with at least 5.5 for reading, writing, listening and speaking; Overall: 72 with minimum scores for Reading: 18, Listening: 17, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17.

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

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