• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Birmingham, United Kingdom
 The Jazz - BMus programme is offered at Birmingham City University.The recent launch of our Eastside Jazz Club has helped consolidate the integral role that Royal Birmingham Conservatoire has to play in a major UK city that enjoys a thriving jazz scene.
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What's covered in the course?

You will be taught by performers, band leaders and composers, who are ideally placed to share their professional experience, insights and connections. With their guidance, you will hone both your performance skills and your professional awareness.The Jazz - BMus programme is offered at Birmingham City University.

Why Choose Us?

  • You will work with some of the greatest musicians and study on modules that  have been specifically and skilfully designed for jazz musicians.
  • You will experience significantly more one-to-one tuition time than on a typical academic university music course – or indeed any other conservatoire courses.
  • Your course is professionally supported by Jazzlines, a leading jazz promoter and key contact for international masterclasses.
  • Our course prepares you for a portfolio career on the contemporary music scene, with performance at its centre. It will also give you transferrable skills, including team-working, adaptability, self-promotion, time management and critical thinking.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • First Study Performance
  • Technical
  • History
  • Proficiency
  • Composition
  • Media
  • Jazz praxis
  • Transcription Project
  • Studio Project
  • Professional Development
  • Composition

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

GCSE passes in 5 subjects (grade 4 (C) or above, including English Language) and 2 passes at A2 Level (each grade E/16 points minimum)

Scottish Certificate of Education/Scottish Qualifications Authority Intermediate/ Higher/ Advanced Higher in 5 different subjects, of which 3 are at Higher levelAn Irish Leaving Certificate with 5 subjects at grade C or above, 4 of which are at Higher levelAn International Baccalaureate with a minimum of 24 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20300 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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