BA Music and Drama / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
AAB, including an A in Music.
Alternatively, we will accept AAB plus ABRSM Grade 8 Theory at Merit or above if you are not taking A-level Music.
You should normally have the equivalent of ABRSM Grade 8 on an instrument or voice - preferably at Distinction - upon entry to the course in September.
- Typical contextual A-level offer
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.
Students should normally have the equivalent of ABRSM Grade 8 on an instrument or voice - preferably at Distinction - upon entry to the course in September.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
35 points overall. 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
- Study at the best Music department in the UK (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
- Develop new writing, performance and direction skills with our ambitious, student-led Music and Drama societies.
- Learn from first-class instrumental and vocal teachers from the city's three professional orchestras.
- Explore diverse areas of drama; from literary adaptation to street theatre, from activist performance to audio design, from playwriting to directing and experimental film cultures.
Our open days are a great opportunity for you to:
- get a taste for campus life and the city more broadly;
- find out about our subject areas and courses from current students and academic staff;
- explore our facilities through self-guided and dedicated tours;
- gain insight into your subject area through talks and taster sessions;
- ask questions and gather all the additional information you need to help with your decision-making.
Find out more about our forthcoming open days , including how to register.
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).
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