The maximum fee that we are permitted to charge for home fee-paying students is set by the UK government. They consist of a short, informal audition as well as a sample lecture, student performances and a tour of our facilities. To bring out the best in you, we use different forms of teaching for the range of approaches to music we cover. The information below is intended to provide an example of what you will study. Given the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commitments outlined are subject to guidelines that may be in place from time to time.

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.

This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change. Any course which combines several disciplines tends to be compared nationally with courses in just one of those disciplines, and in such cases the Discover Uni comparison may not be an accurate or fair reflection of the reality of either. Information on groups and societies that provide a huge range of opportunities for performance and appreciation in Cambridge. Music graduates are extremely attractive to employers and can follow a career in a wide range of fields thanks to the transferable skills they acquire on our course.

You’ll choose the remaining balance of modules from a range of historical, cultural and practical options offered by the world-leading research-active staff at our International Centre for Music Studies . Music has been part of the life of Oxford for more than 800 years. There are around 30 academic staff, of whom 15 give lectures regularly – scholars with distinguished reputations as musicologists, performers and composers. Oxford welcomes visits from numerous speakers and professional performing ensembles. Students enjoy performance and composition workshops, and play an active part in the life of the faculty and their colleges – in chapels, orchestras, ensembles, bands and stage performances, and in musical outreach to the broader community.

Choose from a broad range of historical, cultural and practical options, and have the freedom to determine the balance between these different strands. Module choices include historical and cultural options such as Western music history, and practical options such as composition and performance. Year 1 includes compulsory modules and a choice of optional modules. In your second and third years you’ll choose from a wide range of options.

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.

Make the music you’re passionate about in a vibrant, cultural city with a great music scene. This 3-year BA Music degree provides a broad musical education across all forms and styles. You can specialise in areas including music performance, history, composition and technology. You’ll then develop all the skills and experience you need for a successful career. When you enter our highly-regarded BMus programme you might already have specific career aspirations including editing, writing and presenting music, composing and performing.