What will I learn?

Course Overview

  • Wide range of solo and ensemble performance opportunities
  • Involvement in professional projects such as the orchestra of the Brecon Baroque Festival
  • Tuition available in supporting areas such as Alexander Technique and doubling instruments
  • Advanced training in chamber music
  • Professional coaching and accompaniment provision
  • Language, movement and drama classes (singers)
  • Specialist, advanced performance classes (instrumentalists)
  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Training in career development, self-promotion and sustainable technique
  • International masterclass series
  • Fully integrated performance programme by international artists
  • Opportunities to work on historical instruments, supported by Informed Performance classes and seminars
  • Wide range of performance opportunities in world-class facilities
  • Training in performance analysis and presentation
  • Study of psychology of collaborative performance for conductors and orchestral performance
  • Advanced research training
  • Optional work-based learning module
  • Optional training in advanced teaching skills, outreach, sound recording and arts management
  • Opportunity to create and curate own performance projects
  • Focus on employability and transferable skills
  • Opportunities to study abroad at a partner conservatoire via the ERASMUS Exchange Programme

Which department am I in?

Royal Welsh college of Music & Drama

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
£21,322.00 (US$ 29,336) per year
2 years full time (instrumental): £21,322, 2 years full time (voice): £22,620. This amount is for the first year only. The tuition fee payable in the second year is subject to an annual increase.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Castle Grounds,

Cathays Park,

Cardiff,

CF10 3ER, Wales

Full Time (13 months)

Tuition fees
£21,849.00 (US$ 30,062) Overall cost
13 months intensive (instrumental): £21,849, 13 months intensive (voice): £23,117.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Castle Grounds,

Cathays Park,

Cardiff,

CF10 3ER, Wales

Entry requirements

For international students

Minimum entry requirements usually include a 2:1 degree in music or an equivalent qualification. Candidates who have been studying or working in another field will be considered.

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

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