Our courses are packed with variety and creative opportunities.
Whether you’re coming to study on our four-year BMus undergraduate course, starting your postgraduate studies on our MA or MMus, pursuing post-Master’s training on our Professional or Advanced Diplomas, or undertaking an extended research project for a PhD, you will be among like-minded musicians who share your commitment and talent.
Paths to success
Our curricula offer a finely tuned mix of principal study, practical activities, artist development and academic components. Courses are designed to give you everything you need for a successful career in music, with enough flexibility to meet your individual aspirations while also covering the realities of being a professional musician.
Proven track record
Our emphasis on one-to-one lessons, small-group teaching and our tailored approach to artist development result in one of the best employability records of any British university.
Our library, collections and museum provide a wide range of excellent, regularly updated resources that support teaching and research and enable young musicians to find their own artistic identity in the context of the musical riches of the past.
The Royal Academy of Music is a member institution of the University of London. This means that students studying for our BMus, PG Cert, MA, MMus, MPhil and PhD courses will receive degrees/awards from the University of London when graduating. The University of London is one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK, so you can be sure that your qualification will be recognised around the globe.
What our students have to say
‘After researching the Academy’s courses and ethos, I knew it was the right place for me. I liked the idea of being responsible for my own projects, while still receiving specialist support’
‘My time at the Academy has been a journey of change and enlightenment. It has expanded my horizons, both artistically and personally’
‘One of the reasons I chose the Academy is because of the multifaceted nature of the BMus and MA courses, which all contribute to a well-rounded musical education’
‘I wanted to immerse myself in an environment where I could not only improve my skills as a performer, but also meet industry experts who could help me build a long-lasting career. I knew the Academy was the best place to achieve both’