BA Music and Drama / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
AAB, including A in Music.
If you are not taking A-level Music, we require AAB plus ABRSM Grade 7 Theory.
Students wishing to pursue performance units should have the equivalent of ABRSM Grade 8 on an instrument or voice - preferably at Distinction.
- Typical contextual A-level offer
ABB, including A in Music.
If you are not taking A-level Music, we require ABB plus ABRSM Grade 7 Theory.
The joint course with RNCM requires AAA, including Music.
Students wishing to pursue performance units should have the equivalent of ABRSM Grade 8 on an instrument or voice (preferably at Distinction).Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
35 points overall. 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects including 6 in Music
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
- Study at two of the best respective departments in the UK for Music and Drama all within one building (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
- 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.
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Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2023 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £25,000 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).
- School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
- Contact name
- Jamie Clark
- +44 (0161) 306 1252
- School/Faculty overview
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