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What will I learn?

Music at Birmingham has evolved throughout the past century to give you unparalleled facilities, opportunities and student experience - blending tradition with fearless exploration of contemporary developments.Your undergraduate Music degree will encompass musicology, performance and composition, with opportunities to specialise in one of these disciplines. In addition, all undergraduate students receive a scholarship for lessons for up to two instruments (including voice) at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire or through the Centre for Early Music Performance and Research.You will benefit from some of the best facilities for undergraduate music study and practice in the country, including our state-of-the-art Bramall Music Building and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, with its magnificent Art Deco concert hall. You will have access to practice rooms, electro-acoustic music studios and early instruments. Our library resources include listening booths, extensive audio and text collections, as well as Special Collections centred on Baroque music and 20th century English music, including Elgar diaries, manuscript scores and early editions. This student experience is complemented by a diverse and eclectic array of music venues in the city of Birmingham, and music-making opportunities in abundance through our active Music Society, the university's largest and oldest society.

Which department am I in?

Department of Music

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Academic and Student Division,

Birmingham,

B15 2TT, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold a High School Diploma with an overall GPA score of 3.0 or above Plus SAT 1 with a minimum of 1800 (at least 1900 for subjects where standard offer is AAB or higher New redesigned (2016) SAT score minimum 1290 (minimum 1350 where standard offer is AAB or higher); or ACT Composite Score of 27 or above. Plus 3 AP subjects (minimum of 2 UCAS AP Programme Group A subjects required) with a score of 4 - 5 depending upon chosen course requirements; or 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) with a minimum score of 650 in each or a combination of AP Subjects (UCAS Group A subjects only) and SAT Subject Tests equalling 3 subjects in total.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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