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Performance Diplomas

LCM offers performance diplomas at four levels:

  • Diploma of the London College of Music - DipLCM

  • Associate of the London College of Music - ALCM

  • Licentiate of the London College of Music - LLCM

  • Fellow of the London College of Music - FLCM

The standard of these diplomas is as follows:

  • DipLCM: RQF Level 4 (equivalent standard to a 1st year undergraduate module)

  • ALCM: RQF Level 5 (equivalent standard to a 2nd year undergraduate module)

  • LLCM: RQF Level 6 (equivalent standard to a final year undergraduate module)

  • FLCM: RQF Level 7 (equivalent standard to a Masters module)


Our diplomas are internationally recognised, and include composition, conducting, thesis and theoretical diplomas as well as performing and teaching diplomas in all instruments and drama/communication subjects.

Candidates are required to achieve 75% to attain the diploma qualification.

In the UK, LCM's diploma examinations are regulated by OfqualQualifications Wales and CCEA at Levels 4 to 7 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework.

The diplomas are also included in the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

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Click below for specifications of LCME music diplomas

Performance Diploma Formates:

Standard, Recital, or Concert

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