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Thursday 20 January

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In line with Government guidance, most scheduled teaching, for example in seminars, workshops, labs and studios, is being delivered face-to-face, with larger lectures taking place online. All students can access on-campus facilities, with Covid safety measures remaining in place. The latest updates and information – including on graduations scheduled for January 2022 - can be found on our dedicated web pages.

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Conservatoire Music

Become the best musician you can possibly be, with world-class tuition and facilities.

Drama school training for aspiring performance industry professionals since 1936.

Conservatoire Student Information

Key facts about student life including accommodation, finance and social activities.


For the third successive year our music provision has achieved the highest score for overall student satisfaction. The 92% score puts BCU 8% higher than the second placed music college. Source: National Student Survey 2020



Browse the online home for our community of musicians, actors, applied theatre performers and stage managers. Here we'll be sharing our experiences, stories and the latest news from our Music and Acting Departments.

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The Conservatoire of the Future

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s £57 million teaching and performance facility is the first of its kind in the digital age and is the perfect fusion of traditional and contemporary.

Featuring 9,000 sq m of purpose-designed teaching, rehearsal and state of the art performance space, it offers world-class facilities for our music students.

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