Old Aberdeen Campus
Community Music at Aberdeen gives you the brilliant opportunity to learn, compose and perform with world-renowned composers, conductors, musicologists and researchers working in all genres, styles and periods, taking advantage of first-class facilities, instruments and opportunities to perform. You will then specialise in the role, potential and practice of music of all kinds in non-formal community settings.
Year 1: Performance 1 and 2; Key Moments; Digital Musicianship; Music Theory and Harmony.
Year 2: Introduction to Musicology; Analysing Music.
Year 3: In year 3 you will chose from a wide variety of optional courses including Composition, German Art Song, Tango Music, Conducting and Performance.
Year 4: In year 4 you will write a dissertation and choose from courses such as Renaissance Counterpoint, Contemporary European Opera and Sound Design for New Media.
Students apply for one of the three programmes at point of entry, though admissions to the BMus Music Education degree is only finalised during the 3rd year of study. Entry to BMus with Honours depends on satisfactory progress during core study years prior to this.
2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at ABBB (two sittings) including Music preferably at A. You should have Grade 8 standard in an instrument or singing. You will be assessed at interview at which competence on piano will be demonstrated.
Arts and Social Sciences
Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture