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MusB Music

An unrivalled combination of academic excellence and conservatoire-standard performance.

MusB Music / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
MusB
Duration
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.

(Joint course with RNCM requires AAA inc 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?)

ABB, including A in Music.       

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

(Joint course with RNCM requires AAA including Music).                 

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

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Equivalents to A-level grades are as follows:

A*AA: 37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAA:  36 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAB:  35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

ABB:  34 points overall, with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

NOTE: please check A-Levels for subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

75/450

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Pursue the highest standard of performance and composition alongside academic studies in musicology, music theory and analysis, and ethnomusicology.
  • Combine units tailored to your own interests and ambitions.
  • Join a friendly and supportive department, with a vibrant Music Society and over 100 concerts and events per year.
  • Access a professional concert hall, practice facilities and electroacoustic studios.
  • Work alongside professional instrumental and vocal tutors and world-leading academic staff.
  • Prepare for a host of careers within the music industry and beyond.
  • Study at a top 2 UK university for Music (Complete University Guide 2019).
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Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 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
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 4987
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3098
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/music/
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