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Music

University of Oxford

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
30030 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Music is everywhere in the world around us; it is part of all of our lives, whether we play it, actively listen to it, or hear it in passing. At University of Oxford , we study music by reading, listening, performing and composing. We create music in all its aspects – acoustic, electronic, individually and communally, working with world-class professionals and with local communities.

Overview

We investigate, through analysis, the relationships within a piece of music, and between that piece and its genre and context. Throughout the course, you will be exposed to music of all kinds and in all contexts: Western classical, popular music, musics of other cultures, community music, seeing these musics in terms of their history (and how that history has been shaped over time), social context, and psychology.

The Music course offered at the  University of Oxford  is broadly based but allows increasing specialisation and choice as you proceed. Whether you’re a performer, a composer, a budding scholar of psychology, history, sociology or education, the Music course offers something for you.

Careers

The varied nature of the course enables students to develop highly desirable skills in areas such as self-management, creativity, data analysis, performance, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication, all of which makes them an attractive prospect for potential employers. Teaching, performance and arts administration are among the popular destinations for Music graduates, but others include broadcasting, publishing, law, politics and the Civil Service. Many students undertake further study in performance, often at conservatoires in the UK and abroad. Rather than limiting your career prospects, a music degree opens doors to a wide range of careers both within and outside the arts.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Special topics, for example: Machaut’s songs; Historically informed performance; Schubert’s last decade; Psychology of everyday musical experience; Global hip hop
  • Musical analysis and critical listening
  • Techniques of composition and keyboard skills
  • Foundations in the study of music
  • Foundations in ethnomusicology
  • Composition
  • Performance
  • Extended essay

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
110
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
110
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels: AAA
  • Advanced Highers:AA/AAB
  • IB: 38 (including core points) with 666 at HL  
  • Candidates are expected to have Music to A-level, Advanced Higher, Higher Level in the IB or another equivalent.* 
  • Keyboard ability of ABRSM Grade V or above is also highly recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30030 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Islands (Channel Islands & Isle of Man): £9,250

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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