Singapore Raffles Music College.

Diploma in Music

  • Intakes: March, September

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Singapore Raffles Music College.

Diploma in Music (DMus) is a one-year full-time course that empowers you with the core knowledge in music needed for a successful career in the music industry.

Through one-to-one lessons, you will be guided to further nurture your potential as a musician. You will gain broader musical insights through modules focusing on the holistic development of you as a musician. Practical modules training your competencies beyond musical performance will also be available as well.

The knowledge gained will not only enable you to pursue a career in music performance but will also enable you to successfully manage roles where a strong understanding of music is crucial.

Successful DMus graduates will be fully prepared to pursue further education in our Advanced Diploma in Music (ADMus) course.

Graduates will receive a Diploma in Music conferred by Singapore Raffles Music College. You will have:

  • A performance proficiency equivalent to the London College of Music (LCM)/Trinity Guild Hall/ABRSM Grade 8 or better in your chosen principal study,
  • A music theory proficiency equivalent to the London College of Music (LCM)/Trinity Guild Hall/ABRSM Grade 7 or better.

  • At least 16 years old
  • 3 GCE ‘O’ Level credits (or its international equivalent)
  • Pass SRMC’s Audition
  • Take SRMC’s Music Theory Placement Test (The Music Theory Placement Test Guide can be found here)
  • Meet English Language Requirements



  • Instrumentalists: 10 – 12 minutes performance, TWO pieces from contrasting periods
  • Singers: 10 – 12 minutes performance, THREE songs


English Language Requirements

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 4.5, or
  • GCE ‘N’ / ‘O’ Level English Language – Grade C or above, or
  • SRMC’s English Placement Test / SRMC’s Certificate in English – Basic, or
  • Other English Language Proficiency Tests (TOEFL etc) – will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Students will undertake the following modules during their course of study. Each module is worth 20 modular credits.

ONE (1) Year Course

Music Performance Track

Year One

  • Performance 3A
  • Performance 3B
  • Foundational Music Theory*
  • Intermediate Music Theory**
  • Instrumental Writing
  • Music Appreciation

*For students who are exempted from Foundational Music Theory, they will take Introduction to New Media instead.

**For students who are exempted from Intermediate Music Theory, they will take Business Writing instead.

Fee Particulars 1 Year S($)
Tuition Fee 13,060.75
Non-Tuition Fees  
1. Administrative, Visa & Compliance Fees 1,750.00
2. Course Assessment & Resources Fees 1,750.00
Total Course Fee 16,560.75
Goods & Services Tax 1,159.25
Total Payable Fee 17,720.00

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Note: All fees are inclusive of GST (Goods & Services Tax). The current Singapore GST is charged at a rate of 7%. All fees quoted are subject to other costs arising from government directives.

All courses have a Fee Protection Premium of 2% of the Course Fee (exclude 7% GST).

Students must gain 120 modular credits to graduate, by passing the assessment requirements for each module.

Diploma in Music

awarded by Singapore Raffles Music College.

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