Music (Choral Conducting pathway) (MA)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 7020 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15660 per year

All study options

About Music (Choral Conducting pathway) at University of Birmingham

Are you a relatively experienced conductor with a burning passion to make conductor your livelihood? This unique MA programme in Choral Conducting is directed by Professor Simon Halsey CBE and is in association with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and its internationally renowned choruses and conductors. It gives students the opportunities to observe, conduct and sing every week.

The programme will allow you to have significant directed podium time with University ensembles as well as undertaking singing lessons, sing in Birmingham University Singers, sing in the CBSO Chorus and act as assistant conductor to two University choirs. Additional podium time will be available at the discretion of the Director of Choral Activities. Practical opportunities - you will observe and participate in choral ensembles in Birmingham and have the chance to audition for further conducting experience at the University.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 7020 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15660 per year
  • The awardMAHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 3510 per yearInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band; TOEFL IBT: 88 overall with no less than 21 in reading, 20 in listening, 22 in speaking, 21 in writing; or PTE Academic 59 in all 4 skills. Alternatively students can satisfy the English language requirement by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students.

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