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Music BMus
Music BMus

Music BMus

  • ID:UOA440086
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements


Minimum 4H at BBBB - in four distinct disciplines (Music cannot be double counted). Music at Higher Grade A preferred. Typical entry across S4 to S6 is ABBB.


Minimum of 2 A Levels at BC, or 4 AS Levels at ABCC. Music A Level at minimum Grade B or AS Level minimum Grade A. Minimum of 3 additional GCSE passes.


Minimum of 3 subjects at H3, H3, H3


30 points including at least a Grade 6 at Music at HL

  • Music Qualifications

Candidates should demonstrate musical attainment and potential. Candidates should have Grade VIII Associated Board (or equivalent) in their main instrument/voice or who show great potential and intend to take Grade VIII. Musical skills are assessed at interview, at which competence on piano will need to be demonstrated for those intending to take Music Education. Further information about the interview process is available on the Music Department website. Applicants outside the UK must also meet the above performance requirement.

English requirements

  • IELTS Academic

OVERALL - 6.0 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 5.5; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0


OVERALL - 78 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21

  • PTE Academic

OVERALL - 54 with: Listening - 51; Reading - 51; Speaking - 51; Writing - 54

  • Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency:

OVERALL - 169 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169

Course Information

When you enter our highly-regarded BMus programme you might already have specific career aspirations including editing, writing and presenting music, composing and performing. If you are still considering your music career however, our degrees are specifically designed to give you the time to explore and develop your interests with a broad foundation in music before choosing your specific programme. You will study performance, composition and theory, musicianship and a broad overview of music history which serves as the foundation for future study and specialising in subsequent years.

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Pathway Courses

International students who do not meet the direct entry requirements have the opportunity to complete the Undergraduate Foundation Programme at the University of Aberdeen International Study Centre. Upon successful completion you can progress to an undergraduate degree in Arts and Social Sciences with us.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our music programme is specifically designed to enable students to pursue a career in music or a related field. The performance and composition skills, coupled with the deep knowledge and understanding that you will gain of the subject, will help you prepare for a variety of careers. Previous graduates of our Music programme now work in teaching, community music, editing, writing and presenting music, composing and performing.

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