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Music (Arts)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

Year 1: In first year you will take courses in musicianship; musical techniques; performance; listening and repertory; orchestration.

You will also take one course taken from topics such as aesthetics and philosophy of music; opera;
jazz and blues; romantic song; J S Bach.

Year 2: In second year you will take courses in musical techniques; composition.

You will also choose to study other topics such as sonic arts; aesthetics and philosophy of music; musical culture in the long 19th century; jazz and blues; romantic song; J S Bach; analysis.

Years 3 and 4: In the later part of your degree your studies become more specialised. You can take your composition further or concentrate on performance or pursue the creative use of music technology through sonic arts. If music history and culture is of more interest to you there are courses in 20th-century music, film music, performance practice, and the music of Scotland. You can also take the dissertation option, which allows you to pursue a research topic of your choice.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements

Standard entry: 4 Highers at AAAB (by end S6) including Music. You will attend for interview. You must be proficient on a solo instrument or voice at ABRSM Grade 8.

Widening access entry: 4 or 5 Highers at AABB/BBBB (by end S6) including Music. You will attend for interview. You must be proficient on a solo instrument or voice at ABRSM Grade 8. May be considered for offer at BBBB. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.

Entry is subject to interview and audition.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BMus Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

W302

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts

Department

School of Culture and Creative Arts

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Area

Performing Arts