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Bachelor of Music (Honours) - Composition BMus (Hons)

Royal College of Music

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UCAS CODE: 380W

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Music (with Honours) - BMus (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Please select this version of the BMus course if you wish to apply for single or joint principal study Composition.**The Composition Faculty at the Royal College of Music focuses on both the creative and commercial aspects of being a composer. We aim to build and sustain your craft, be it composition for the concert hall, the opera house or for film, television and media. Composition at the RCM is about partnerships between talented composers who want to write music and gifted instrumentalists who want to perform music. Composers are offered a wholly exceptional performance environment in which they have the opportunity to hear their compositions played by resident and visiting musicians, RCM orchestras, ensembles and fellow students of the highest technical and musical ability.Undergraduate study at the Royal College of Music balances high-level practical training with critical enquiry into music past and present. Students investigate music in context and how it operates in contemporary cultures. The RCM also provides a range of options for developing practical and applied skills. In essence, it includes individual lessons with distinguished musicians; core units in historical, technical, practical, and vocational subjects delivered in small groups; and a variety of performances.Our undergraduate programme is designed to be flexible, especially in years 3 and 4, ensuring you can undertake study directly relevant to your needs and aspirations. A variety of options helps every student develop their interests during their time at the RCM.From the very beginning of the course you will be able to draw on exceptional resources and opportunities, such as the RCM Library, the Centre for Performance Science, Creative Careers Centre and RCM Sparks – our outreach and education programme.Royal College of Music courses are internationally recognised, with successful students awarded their qualifications under the RCM's Royal Charter.

Application deadline

01 October

Tuition fees

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£ 25,300per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : EE

Two A Levels at grade E or above in any subject.OrOne A Level (grade E or above) and two AS Levels (one at grade D or above and one at grade E or above)Most UK applicants will take A Level music or equivalent and achieve a Grade A or B. If you are choosing your subjects now, we recommend that you choose music if possible.

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University information

Royal College of Music

  • Campus address

    Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London, Kensington And Chelsea, SW7 2BS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    122 56%

    50th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    52nd

    21

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