On July 8, the Middlesex University, London conferred an honorary doctorate on Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman.
Earlier in April, Joe Victor, Regional Director of Middlesex University, met Rahman, who is the Founder Principal KM Music Conservatory in Chennai.
Rahman's KM Music Conservatory along with Middlesex University, plan to develop an Academic Articulation for the Bachelor of Arts Honours Programmed for Music Composition and Music Performance.
As the degree from Middlesex University is of three years duration, KMC plans to explore the possibility of offering the first two years of the Middlesex Programme at the KM Music Conservatory in Chennai while the final year will take place at the Middlesex University in London.
Photograph: T Selvakumar