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BA Music and Drama

A unique opportunity to pursue your passion for performance in a world-class university environment.

BA Music and Drama / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
3 years
Typical A-level offer

AAB, inc A in Music.

Alternatively, we will accept AAB plus ABRSM Grade 8 Theory at Merit or above, where a candidate is not taking A-level Music.

Also required is Associated Board (or equivalent examinations) Grade VIII Practical, preferably at Distinction, on an instrument or voice.

Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
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Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall (core points accepted), inc. 6 in Music at Higher Level and two further Higher Level subjects at 6,5.

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

Course overview

You want:

  • the opportunity to pursue your passions for performance in two of the UK's leading university departments
  • the flexibility to combine units tailored to your own interests in the practice and politics of screen, stage and musical performance
  • the opportunity to develop new writing, performance and direction with our superb Music and Drama Societies
  • access to a professional concert hall, black-box theatre, music practice rooms and state-of-the-art electroacoustic studios
  • to work alongside professional instrumental/vocal tutors and world-leading academic staff
  • a course that provides excellent training for a host of careers, within the creative industries and beyond


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

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

See: About us

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