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H at the Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is one of the world's greatest conservatoires, training gifted musicians from all over the world for international careers as performers, conductors and composers. We are ranked the Global No. 1 institution for Performing Arts for the third year running and earned the inaugural top spot for Music in the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

We welcome and support students from all over the world. Our international reputation is matched by our commitment to students who benefit from world-class facilities, amazing performance opportunities and exceptional professors. You can see our facilities for yourself at our annual Open Day, where you can also meet staff and current students.

H student at an art and music event at the Royal Academy of Art

Outstanding opportunities

We provide advice, support and access to a range of job opportunities through our Creative Careers Centre, which offers the chance to earn money, make industry contacts and perform at prestigious events. For orchestral musicians we offer sit-in schemes with some of the major London orchestras. Our learning and participation programme, H Sparks, offers the opportunity to gain workshop leadership experience, building skills much prized by the music industry.

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H student at an art and music event at the Royal Academy of Art
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