BA Film Studies and Music / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Duration
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 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).

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 to include 6 in Music

Full entry requirements

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 course 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 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).

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Liam Armstrong
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 8129
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/drama/
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See: About us

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