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Composition

Royal Irish Academy of Music

Bachelor On Campus
48 months
Duration
19000 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Composition programme of the Royal Irish Academy of Music is the only four-year programme of its kind at undergraduate level in Ireland. Through this degree RIAM can offer you an immersive experience in the world of composition.

Overview

Key Features

We have designed the Composition programme of the Royal Irish Academy of Music to bring students to the highest level in music composition. It is supported by academic studies and complemented by performance studies. This ensures that the developing composer is equipped with the necessary skills and attributes to make a successful career.

This degree is unique in the Irish musical landscape fostering integration and collaboration with your performance peers. We admit a maximum of four students per year. This guarantees the necessary individual attention required for each student to be nurtured, find their individual voice and blossom. Furthermore the small student cohort ensures meaningful performance opportunities for works composed.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composition (Acoustic)
  • Composition (Electro-acoustic)
  • Harmony & Counterpoint
  • History of Music
  • Analysis
  • Aural

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Musical Curriculum Vitae
  • Two written recommendations
  • Proof of competence in English
  • Personal statement
  • Transcript of school examination results
  • Portfolio of 5 original compositions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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