Course Overview - Music

Our BA Music is a well-established and highly regarded programme. Our graduates go on to work in the music profession, the wider creative industries, and a host of other careers, from law and finance - via conversion courses - to civil service and non-governmental organisations, education and health professions, including music therapy. Some also choose to pursue postgraduate study.

We offer a broad range of units in musicology, composition, and performance, across diverse styles and genres. These are complemented by weekly concerts, regular masterclasses, workshops and per...

2 options available

Some courses vary and have tailored teaching options, select a course option below.

Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
Senate House
Tyndall Avenue
Bristol
BS8 1TH

Application Details

Course Code

W300

Institution Code

B78

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,B

B,B,B

Standard offer: AAB including Music. Where a candidate is not taking A-level Music we will accept AAB plus Grade 8 Theory or Practical (ABRSM or Trinity) at Pass. Contextual offer: BBB including Music. Where a candidate is not taking A-level Music we will accept BBB plus Grade 8 Theory or Practical (ABRSM or Trinity) at Pass. Please visit: bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,B,B

Standard Higher: AAABB.

Access to HE Diploma

D:24,M:21

Access to HE Diploma in Humanities, Social Sciences, Law or History (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include 24 credits at Distinction and 21 at Merit or above, plus either B in A-level Music or Pass in Grade 8 Theory or Practical (ABRSM or Trinity). Mature students can contact mature-students@bristol.ac.uk to check the suitability of their Access course.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

31

34

Standard offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in Music. Pass in Grade 8 Theory or Practical (ABRSM or Trinity) can be accepted in place of Higher Level Music. Contextual offer: 31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in Music. Pass in Grade 8 Theory or Practical (ABRSM or Trinity) can be accepted in place of Higher Level Music. Please visit: bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDD

DDD EITHER in Music Technology BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma OR in any Applied General BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma. All applicants must also meet our Music requirement (eg with an B in Music at A-level (or equivalent) or Grade 8 in a Trinity or ABRSM practical or theory exam).

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B

Advanced Higher: AB including Music. Pass in Grade 8 Theory or Practical (ABRSM or Trinity) can be accepted in place of Advanced Higher Music.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Requirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.

Search undergraduate Courses at University of Bristol

Find more courses from University of Bristol with our undergraduate course search.

Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £29,300

undergraduate Uni's