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Bachelor in Music Honours. Four years: • in Performance. Studies in classical instrument, Irish harp and voice (including opera and stage movement), with courses in music history, theory, analysis, aural training, performance psychology, Feldenkrais. Instrumental conducting, accompaniment and music technology are electives. • in Composition. Bachelor in Music Education. For teaching in secondary schools.
Master in Music Performance. Doctor in Music Performance.
Diploma in Instrumental Conducting. One year. Diploma in Music Teaching and Performance. Diploma in Community and Group Music Teaching. Recital Artist Diploma.
The Royal Irish Academy of Music, founded in 1848, is a College of Dublin City University which is the umbrella organisation that also includes the former independent institutions of Mater Dei Institute of Education and St Patrick’s College. In addition to its professional programs in classical music and the Irish harp, the Academy organises a one-year Access Program for students wishing to prepare for entry to the professional program. It also offers tuition in practical music, conducting, speech, drama (Irish and English) and theoretical music subjects, to young people and interested adults. Degree programs are validated and accredited by Trinity College, Dublin. An access course is offered to students preparing to begin the professional degree program. The Academy organizes a system of graded public music examinations throughout the country, culminating in the awards of: Associate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music (ARIAM) (at Teacher’s level). Licentiate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music (LRIAM) (available at both Teacher’s and Performer’s levels). An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.