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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This joint degree allows you to combine a passion for history and music. Through your history studies, you will be able to start satisfying your curiosity about the past, acquire an understanding of specific periods and problems, and make discoveries. At the same time, you will develop a deeper understanding of music.Studying History is exciting and rewarding; it encourages you to appreciate the human experience in other places and at other times. Exploring what people have felt, thought and done in the past expands our self-awareness.Our internationally renowned academics are developing the very latest thinking on historical problems, and this cutting-edge knowledge informs the curriculum and will enhance your learning experience. By studying History at one of the largest and most influential departments in the country you will be able to choose from an exceptionally broad range of subjects, enabling you to spread your studies across the medieval and modern worlds, from Ancient Rome through to modern China, from Saladin through to Margaret Thatcher.Studying Music at Royal Holloway allows you to tailor your studies to your own interests and passions. We have expertise spanning traditional, modern and world music. Through studying musical texts, practices, cultures and institutions you will explore issues in history, sociology, ethnology, and philosophy covering an exceptional geographical and chronological range. You will also be able to gain practical skills in composition, music technology and performance.You will join a music department that is among the very best in the country, and the only one to hold a prestigious Regius Professorship. You will have access to well-equipped studios and recording facilities as well as incredible performance spaces including the Windsor Auditorium, Boilerhouse Theatre, Victorian Picture Gallery and College Chapel. Our department is well-connected with valuable music industry contacts that you can take advantage of, such as Wigmore Hall, the BBC Proms, and the Royal Opera House.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 21,400per year

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

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A level : ABB - AAB

Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required.Socio-economic factors which may have impacted an applicant’s education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants.Required: A-level in Music at grade A, or pass Grade 7 in Music Theory and Grade 7 in performance (where applicants are unable to take Grade 7, video evidence may be acceptable)Applicants without A-level grade A in M

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University information

Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 93 3

    9th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    135 65%

    32nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    36th

    30
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    182 84%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    38th

    7

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