The BA in Music has a strong academic component and covers a broad range of music, as well as a variety of approaches to thinking about and understanding music. Many graduates enter professions related to music; others pursue careers in publishing and the media, academia, arts administration, banking, law, public service and the charity sector.
- Either Grade 8 Music Theory (with at least Merit), a good A-level in Music, or an equivalent
- A range of British and international qualifications may be acceptable
- Applicants should be familiar with Western classical repertoire and have experience of writing about music
- A well developed musical ear, some facility at the keyboard, and some proficiency in harmony and counterpoint are also desirable
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Most applicants are required to take a subject-specific written admission assessment, either pre-interview or at interview. These assessments are designed to supplement the information in your application and provide a gauge of your abilities - to assess skills, such as comprehension and thinking skills, and levels of knowledge and understanding, relevant to your course. Read more on the University's website here.