BA Film Studies and Music / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts with Honours
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, if a candidate is not taking A-level Music; one A-level must be in an essay-based subject (such as English Literature, History or Politics).

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

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

Grades ABB, including A in Music.       

Alternatively, we will accept AAB plus ABRSM Grade 8 Theory at Merit or above, if a candidate is not taking A-level Music; one A-level must be in an essay-based subject (such as English Literature, History or Politics).       

Also required is Associated Board (or equivalent) 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
Approx. four places are available. 
How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Examine the development of film culture and explore the interaction between music and film.
  • Discuss and analyse film/media from an international context.
  • Specialise in musicology, theory/analysis, ethnomusicology, performance or composition.
  • Combine units tailored to your own interests, passions and ambitions.
  • Study in a friendly, supportive department, with world-leading academic staff, professional instrumental/vocal tutors, vibrant student societies, professional facilities and 100+ performances per year.
  • Prepare for careers in TV, radio, film, music, broadcasting, or the wider arts and cultural industries sector.

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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
Nicola Runciman
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 8129
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/drama/
School/Faculty overview

See: About us

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