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BMus (Hons) with Principal Study in Electronic Music

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

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  • Qualification

    BMus or MusB - Bachelor of Music

  • Location

    Guildhall School of Music and Drama

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Electronic Music | Film Music | Sonic Arts | Game Audio | Live Electronics | Popular Music Production | New Media

The Electronic Music Department provides a range of specialist disciplines within which to study a wide array of electronic and produced music, from experimental Sonic Art to mainstream Film Scoring.

Dedicated world-class teaching and state-of-the-art facilities prepare you for a career in this growing and fast-paced industry.

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Electronic and produced music represents one of the largest growth areas in the music industry today, and suitably skilled electronic musicians can enjoy a wealth of vocational opportunities. At undergraduate level, our approach is deliberately vocational, reflecting the distinctive character of conservatoire training.

Students receive a weekly one-to-one lesson in their specific discipline with one of the Department’s expert professors, allowing for a totally individualised approach to developing skill and artistic excellence. This core approach is supported by a range of common techniques classes and whole Department creative workshops. Regular visiting professionals further enrich the curriculum with vital insights into the realities of working as a fulltime musician.

Major projects undertaken by the Department reflect real-world scenarios as closely as possible; recent partnerships have included EMI Production Music, Native Instruments, Barbican Film and the electronic instrument developer, ROLI. There are regular opportunities to produce hybrid electro-acoustic music with our Guildhall Session Orchestra.

Cross-departmental collaboration and experimentation are actively encouraged. All Electronic Music students work across year groups through a series of collaborative projects within
weekly creative workshops.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 22,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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Students need to have GCE Advanced Level (A2) or Double GCE Advanced Level (A2 double units) with Pass (grades A-E). Students with Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (AVCE) or Double Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education (AVCE double units) with Pass (grades A-E) will also be considered.

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University information

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

  • Campus address

    Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Silk Street, City of London, EC2Y 8DT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 85 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    147 68%

    25th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    47th

    13

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