Two written papers and three ‘take-away’ papers for compulsory subjects. The assessment for the two options will take the form of a written paper, practical examination, recital, portfolio of compositions, essay or take-away paper depending on the option chosen. Production music is music that is specially produced to work with media, whether it be in-show, a documentary, TV ad, YouTube or social media clip and more. It is easy to synchronise to picture in terms of edit points, and is also available without vocals, particular instrumentation and underscores. It is simple to obtain a licence to use a production music track as most production music companies own all the rights needed for you to use a track or tracks anywhere in the world.

Why not have a look at the faculty’srecommended reading listfor prospective students. Students can also apply to take part in a Faculty-funded scheme with the Royal Academy of Music, which provides 8 hourly lessons and participation in master-classes and performance classes at the RAM. Islands students are entitled to different support to that of students from the rest of the UK. Living costs for the academic year starting in 2022 are estimated to be between £1,215 and £1,755 for each month you are in Oxford. If a practical component forms part of any of your science A‐levels used to meet your offer, we expect you to pass it.

You can apply to spend 9 to 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. You’ll benefit from tuition by practising with invaluable professional and industry experience. Performance modules are often a combination of one-to-one tuition, group workshops and specialist masterclasses. Some modules are based around lectures and seminars, with reading or listening assignments. Each stage lasts for one academic year, and you’ll complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each stage. If you wish to specialise in performance, your skills will be nurtured by our specialist performance tutors, who are experts in their craft and run one-to-one tuition and group lessons.

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We don’t want anyone who has the academic ability to get a place to study here to be held back by their financial circumstances. To meet that aim, Oxford offers one of the most generous financial support packages available for UK/Republic of Ireland students and this may be supplemented by support from your college. We know that there are very few opportunities for young composers and music creators to develop their compositional skills and voices, so we are working with partners across the country to create a network that can help them find that support. At Sound and Music we support a diverse range of talented composers to develop their work; we help audiences to discover and experience new music; and we enable children and young people to explore their musical creativity. For non BMus students, auditions are arranged by the student contacting the Music Department during Induction Week. Prospective students will be asked to prepare one 5 minute piece for the audition which demonstrates their best abilities, and they will be asked to perform some sight reading.

We have a range of portable recording equipment and tools designed for live electronics and technologically mediated live performance. You’ll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise. Experience life in another country by choosing to study abroad as part of your degree. You’ll be encouraged to embrace fun and challenging experiences, make connections with new communities and graduate as a globally aware professional, ready for your future.

We’ll help enhance your employability through access to career-related training, both as part of the course and through extra-curricular activities. Modules in music enterprise and teaching music help build skills needed for your future career. The wide range of transferable skills music graduates develop means that you can easily move into other professions and graduate training routes. These include teaching, management, marketing, accountancy, law, events management, journalism, healthcare and IT. As well as academic excellence, we cultivate the highest professional and intellectual skills, preparing our graduates to succeed in whichever careers they choose. You’ll also take one compulsory cross-disciplinary module on writing about music, and developing academic and professional skills.

Discover Uni draws together comparable information in areas students have identified as important in making decisions about what and where to study. You can compare these and other data for different degree programmes in which you are interested. This course explores and develops keyboard skills for a range of musical contexts and aims to develop the practical skills and tackle challenges faced by accompanying in a 21st century setting. Key aspects of music are explored including musicianship, harmony, stylistic chord progressions and voicings, realising accompaniments and blending of the formal with the unexpected. This hands-on, project-based course introduces basic knowledge in digital music technology, and key issues related to the music making in the 21st century. It is completed on-line via MyAberdeen with clear instructions to guide you through it.

We are committed to ensuring that all applicants with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise an applicant’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. We use music to bring diverse communities together through high-quality performances, an industry leading artist development programme, and award-winning projects in our community.

Students will research a topic of their own choice , demonstrating knowledge and understanding of their chosen subject matter in the form of a 10,000 word dissertation. The Emerging Musical Practitioner is open to, and relevant for any musician who would like to explore wider vocational options in music; whether as a composer, educator , musicologist or performer. The course will consider a range of music taking into account the kinds of methodologies and discourses in which this music is discussed.