Postgraduate Programmes in Jazz

Jazz is offered as a Postgraduate Diploma or MA programme.

Two years full-time commencing in September.

Key Features

  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Advanced tuition in music preparation, including composition and arrangement
  • Specialist listening and analysis classes, including transcription and critical writing
  • Professional ensemble coaching
  • Wide range of performance opportunities at RWCMD
  • Professional touring and festival performance opportunities
  • Integral player in local, regional and national jazz scene
  • Strong links with regional music industry, including education


Key Features of all Postgraduate Programmes

  • Two year, full time programmes starting in September
  • Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
  • Training in career development, self-promotion, event management and sustainable technique
  • International masterclass series
  • Fully integrated performance programme by international artists
  • Training in performance analysis and presentation (MA)
  • Optional work-based learning module
  • Opportunities to study abroad at a partner conservatoire via the ERASMUS Exchange Programme

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