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BA Music and Drama
Explore the interaction between music and drama and develop skills for a range of careers.

BA Music and Drama / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades AAB, inc A in Music.

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

36-35 points overall (core points accepted), inc. 6 or 7 in three Higher Level subjects, one of which must be Music.

Also required is Associated Board (or equiv. examinations) grade VIII, preferably at Distinction, on an instrument or voice.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
8 / 45
How to apply
Apply through UCAS
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UCAS course code
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Course description

This is a three-year full-time degree programme. It offers scholarly and practical education in musicianship and theatre, drama and film through history, theory and practical performance. The programme is designed to prepare you for many avenues, including musical and dramatic performance, composition, ethno/musicology, dramatic writing, art journalism, postgraduate study, and many non-music fields in which good critical judgement and teamwork play a vital role. You study theatre, drama and film through history, theory and practical performance. About one third of your time focuses on music, another third on drama, and another third on inter-disciplinary topics such as Music Theatre or Music and Film. Throughout the three years, you can choose from a wide variety of course units.


Fees for entry in 2017 have not yet been set. For entry in 2016 the tuition fees were £9,000 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2017 entry.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Jamie Clark
+44 (0)161 275 4987
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Academic department overview

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