Support your career as a professional performer with Birmingham Conservatoire's post-Masters, Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Performance. Choose one of five specialisms:
Instrumental performance Vocal Performance Collaborative Piano Chamber Music Performance Opera Repetiteur
Our Advanced Postgraduate Diploma (APD) is at 'post-masters level' and is therefore aimed at postgraduate performers who already have a masters degree and are beginning to accept professional level engagements. The course will help you to raise your performance standards to the next level, with highly specialised one-to-one tuition in the department most relevant to your specialism.
Three major assessments, normally in public performance conditions, plus a Professional Performer's Portfolio.
There are a number of annual scholarships available to a select few students. The value and number of scholarships may change from year to year and they are based on the quantity and quality of the applications we receive. Applicants can ask for scholarship details at open days or at auditions. Decisions about scholarships are not made lightly and recipients will be notified in writing.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Scholarships are based on musical ability, not on the financial situation of the individual.
For details of specific scholarships please visit our website.