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MusB (Hons) 4 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers

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  • Music
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
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Applicants must offer passes at Grade C or above in 5 subjects at GCSE or AS level, and passes at Grade E or above in 2 subjects at A2 level.

Scottish Highers
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Normally, applicants should offer Scottish Certificate of Education / Scottish Qualifications Authority Intermediate / Higher / Advanced Higher passes in 5 different subjects, of which 3 are at Higher level.

BTEC Diploma
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International Baccalaureate

For students who complete the full IB Diploma: Obtain a total of 9 points or above from three Higher Level Subjects. For students who do not complete the full IB Diploma: Obtain a total of 8 points or above from two Higher Level Subjects.

UCAS tariff points

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 80 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

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% applicants receiving offers

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Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

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Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

With intensive individual tuition, ample opportunity to perform and the chance to tailor your studies to your individual interests, this course provides the perfect preparation for a successful career through performance, music technology or composition. You enjoy intensive individual tuition alongside many activities designed to develop your artistry, musical fluency, and personal and professional awareness. On the practical side, you benefit from masterclasses, individual ensemble coaching/playing, performance and composition workshops, and teaching techniques. Academic work explores themes such as musicianship, music history and professional development. As well as a thorough grounding in technical and performance skills, including an emphasis on harmony and aural training, you cover other areas such as education and outreach work, conducting and world music. For more details, click on the web link on the top left hand side of the page.


Years 1 and 2 concentrate on technical and performance skills, contextual knowledge, including harmony and aural training. Professional development is embedded into core modules, focusing on improving self awareness, time management and analysis of individual learning style. Year 3 offers the opportunity to begin specialising through the choice of advanced studies in each area, plus enhanced professional development activities. The Conservatoire participates in a number of international exchange schemes with both European and US conservatoires. Year 4 will assess performance or composition (as appropriate), two projects and some professional development tasks. A major project forms an important component of the final year.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Music is a popular degree subject and a little over 4,600 degrees were awarded to UK graduates in 2012. Most were working after six months – but postgraduate study (usually continuing with music) is quite common and a lot of graduates go into music teaching, often as freelance or travelling music teachers of particular instruments. Obviously, many music graduates get work as musicians as well, or work as sound recordists and in similar technical roles. Music is important in advertising and so a lot of graduates go into this industry and management is also a popular job role for music graduates. Because a lot of musician work is temporary or freelance, the most common way for new graduates to get jobs in music is through their own contacts, so learning how to make good use of networks and contacts might help in your career.
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