A close-knit and very active department, the Organ Faculty offers programmes for organists to study solo repertoire, hone technical skills and learn the crucial aspects of playing in a wide variety of contexts and styles.
Bachelor of Music (Honours)
Our four-year Bachelor of Music (BMus) undergraduate degree programme attracts talented young musicians from across the world to study with today’s finest musicians and teachers.
This is for gap-year students preparing for an Oxbridge organ scholarship, or for those who wish to develop organ/choral direction skills before formal university or conservatoire training.
Master of Music (Performance)
The Master of Music in Performance is similar to the Master of Arts but with the addition of a Masters Project; this can be a concert with commentary, a recording-based project, a dissertation or a mixture of these.
Professional Diploma (Performance)
This is a specialist and intensive Diploma at Level 7 within the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework (post-Masters).
Continuing Professional Development Diploma
As the role of professional musicians continues to change and adapt, this programme at RQF Level 7 offers an opportunity to learn and develop skills and knowledge in the field of Creative Music Leadership.
Advanced Diploma (Performance)
The programme at RQF Level 8 attracts a cosmopolitan, strongly motivated, and very talented student body which gives participants a realistic sense of the demands required to be at the top of the profession.
Master of Arts (Performance)
The Master of Arts in Performance is for students who want to focus on performance and build on their professional skills.
Master of Arts (Performance: Intensive)
This is an intensive one year course. Performance students normally study on a two-year Master of Arts (MA) programme but, in exceptional circumstances, can take it in one year (intensive).
Master of Music (Performance: Intensive)
This one year Master of Music in Performance course is similar to the Master of Arts but with the addition of a Masters Project. Performance students normally study on a two-year MMus programme but, in exceptional circumstances, can take it in one year (intensive).