The Royal Academy of Music has newly transformed facilities at its Marylebone Road home, including the 309-seat Susie Sainsbury Theatre, the 100-seat rooftop Angela Burgess Recital Hall, numerous refurbished practice and dressing rooms, music studios and new audio-visual facilities. The project marks one of the most significant building and renovation project in the Academy's near-200-year history.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

429 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 100%


  • UK 50%
  • EU 19%
  • Other 30%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Music 20 410 430

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 11,750
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Some scholarships are specific to certain disciplines or study areas, such as postgraduate study. The Royal Academy of Music acknowledges that postgraduate study can be financially challenging, and has created a specific scholarship fund to support students. The scholarships are wide-ranging and extend to half-fees and full-fees awards.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The Marylebone Flats are a group of 11 residences, providing accommodation for 31 academy students in two, three and four bedroom self-catered flats, about 5 minutes' walk from the academy. 
  • Places are available to first-year students only, whether undergraduate or postgraduate.