4.1    Overview

Starting from AY 2014/2015 onwards, the Conservatory is introducing the Masters of Music degree, with particular specializations in three main areas:

–    instrumental (orchestral instruments and piano)
–    conducting
–    composition

This degree, with a duration of two years full time, is open to all qualified Singaporean candidates (both Singaporean Citizens and Permanent Residents will be considered.)  The degree includes an annual enrolment of approximately 6 students per year – 12 students at steady state – and is targeted particularly at the following Singaporean candidates:

–    Those just completing a qualifying Bachelor of Music degree in Singapore

–    Those returning to Singapore after completing appropriate university-level studies overseas

–    Current Singaporean music teachers with a strong capacity in one of the major study areas who wish to upgrade and advance their professional qualifications.