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MA Musical Theatre – Musical Directing

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MA Musical Directing pathway is designed to support the development of skills and creative thought for musicians with a passion for theatre. As a master’s student, you will study the musical landscape, engage in practice-based-research and explore your own potential as a contributor to the future of the art form. The programme is closely linked with the industry and this ensures that you acquire the practical skills to support a sustained and varied career.

Through specialised and focused conservatoire-level training, specific attention will be paid to: Keyboard skills, conducting skills, Scoring and arranging techniques, Vocal technique and repertoire coaching, Programming and Sound. These one-to-one classes are designed to build your skill and experience as a musical director in the varying areas relevant to the form. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects matched to your specific interests and goals.

Graduate destinations

All of our training is geared towards preparing you for a sustainable and long-lasting professional career. Graduates of the programme are working around the world; in London’s West End, on Broadway, on international tours, and for renowned companies including the National Theatre of Scotland.

Application deadline

31 March 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,476per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Campus address

    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G2 3DB, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 103 6

    12th out of 87 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    147 77%

    16th

    42
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    14th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    161 79%

    15th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    1st

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    45th

    31

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