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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

  • Study at a top 2 UK university for Music (Complete University Guide 2019)
  • Learn from first-class instrumental and vocal teachers from the city's three professional orchestras
  • Join a friendly and supportive department, with an ambitious, student-led Music Society and over 100 concerts and events per year.
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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.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
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/
School/Faculty overview

See: About us

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