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    Well, I've just finished my BA Hons and I've had a year to look at opportunities, and realised that really I need a second qualification. I'm left with choosing between 3 possibilities. Either a:
    Diploma of Film Scoring at Berklee (Diploma, 4 years, £200,000)
    Masters of Music in Composing for Media at NTFS (Masters, 2 years, £40,000)
    Masters of Composition in Film and Television at RCM (Masters, 1 year, £20,000)

    Now, the Berklee course is very ideal, but incredibly expensive and a very long course.

    NTFS course doesn't have as much musical prestige as I might have liked.

    The RCM course is promising, but it's taught partly by one of my old teachers, who I didn't do very well with (in fairness, he bombarded me with degree-level assignments when I was 12, that weren't really up my alley anyway.) And I worry that could be a hinderance when it comes to admission.
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    Well, I've just finished my BA Hons and I've had a year to look at opportunities, and realised that really I need a second qualification. I'm left with choosing between 3 possibilities. Either a:
    Diploma of Film Scoring at Berklee (Diploma, 4 years, £200,000)
    Masters of Music in Composing for Media at NTFS (Masters, 2 years, £40,000)
    Masters of Composition in Film and Television at RCM (Masters, 1 year, £20,000)

    Now, the Berklee course is very ideal, but incredibly expensive and a very long course.

    NTFS course doesn't have as much musical prestige as I might have liked.

    The RCM course is promising, but it's taught partly by one of my old teachers, who I didn't do very well with (in fairness, he bombarded me with degree-level assignments when I was 12, that weren't really up my alley anyway.) And I worry that could be a hinderance when it comes to admission.
    They're all very different courses. You need to decide what you want, and which course will help you to achieve that. You need to do more research into what each course will give you - a 4 year course is going to cover much more content, but that might not be releavent to what you need.
 
 
 
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