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The RNCM, is now 40 and has, for many years, been the first choice institution for aspiring professional musicians from the UK and overseas.
Students musical education and training is delivered by internationally renowned tutors from all over the world. The quality of RNCM staff is matched by its facilities which are amongst the best available in conservatoires anywhere in Europe.

Four venues host a unique, high quality performance programme featuring student performances alongside visiting artists and ensembles.
At the RNCM music is everywhere, and the energy between students, artists and audiences drives its reputation as a major international centre for education, training and performance.


The Royal Northern College of Music
124 Oxford Road
M13 9RD

0161 907 5200

Acting Principal
Professor Linda Merrick
Head of Marketing & Communications
Simon Oldknow


• Junior RNCM
• School of Composition
• School of Keyboard Studies
• School of Strings
• School of Vocal Studies
• School of Wind, Brass & Percussion

• A four year Bachelor of Music (BMus Hons)
• A four year GRNCM/MusB course, run in association with The University of Manchester
• A three year Bachelor of Arts Popular Music Performance (BA Hons), delivered in association with Access to Music

Graduate School
• Master of Music (MMus)
• Master of Performance (MPerf)
• Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)
• Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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