Royal Academy of Music - Master's Degree

It is Britain's oldest degree-granting music school. It received a Royal Charter in 1830. It is a registered charity under English law.

  • Average Tuition GBP 20,000

School Description

The Academy was founded by Lord Burghersh in 1822 with the help and ideas of the French harpist and composer Nicolas Bochsa. The Academy was granted a Royal Charter by King George IV in 1830. The Royal Academy of Music offers training from infant level (Junior Academy), with the senior Academy awarding the LRAM diploma, B.Mus. and higher degrees to Ph.D.

Master Programs

  • Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5HT, United Kingdom

    Musical Theatre

    GBP 28,400 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5HT, United Kingdom

    Performance or Composition

    GBP 21,730 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.


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  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50


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    Established in 1822


    The former degree GRSM, equivalent to a university honours degree and taken by some students, was phased out in the 1990s. All undergraduates now take the University of London degree of BMus.

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        Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5HT, United Kingdom

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            1997-, Bachelor's degree

            A Premier Music Institution For Aspiring Young Musicians Around The GlobeYIt's an honour & privilege for every aspiring global musician to study at the Royal Academy of Music, itself offering essential training, hugely resourceful education and most importantly, immense support towards performance and career opportunities.

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            1969-1973, LRAM

            A top institutionYLiving up to its reputation as the elite place to study, the RAM seems to go from strength to strength