An RCM undergraduate student in a 1:1 bassoon lesson with a teacher at the RCM

Our undergraduate Bachelor of Music (BMus) programme is a flexible four-year degree with a focus on principal study, alongside faculty activities and a mix of core and optional courses.

A unique feature of the BMus (Hons) is that, as you progress through your four years at the Royal College of Music, discovering strengths about yourself and your practice, the programmes flexibility allows you to shape your degree to suit your aspirations. Throughout your studies, you will not only have the opportunity to develop your skills further in performance or composition, but also to focus on other areas that interest you.

Find out more about the Bachelor of Music, BMus(Hons)

The RCM and other conservatoires from around the world launched the Global Conservatoire in May 2021, allowing students to learn from a global classroom and develop their international networks. Students are able to choose Global Conservatoire modules as part of their programme of study.


For all general enquiries about study at the RCM, including those relating to applications and the audition processes, please contact our Admissions team. The International team will be able to help with any questions relating to studying at the RCM as an international student.


Admissions and general audition enquiries

+44 (0)20 7591 4362


International team

International student enquiries


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