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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Music (with Honours) - BMus (Hon)

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BMus is a single-subject degree for those who are interested in pursuing a career in music. It provides a strong grounding in core disciplines and allows you to pursue your specialist interests in third and fourth years.

You will be given a bursary towards the cost of private instrumental or vocal tuition.

Music at Glasgow

Our music facilities

Our music facilities within the School of Culture & Creative Arts include three studios, the Audio Lab, a small library and a number of seminar and practice rooms. The school also has preferential access to the University Concert Hall.

Work experience opportunities

Each year there are opportunities for students to gain work experience working either as the librarian in the school library or as an intern in the suite of studios, assisting with production work and carrying out admin and maintenance tasks.

Music club

Glasgow University Music Club is a student-run umbrella organisation comprising of a number of student-run music groups. All the groups are open to any ability and no auditions are necessary.

The club is friendly and social, with most groups going for post-rehearsal drinks, and regular social events spanning the whole club. With five different ensembles and five concerts, as well as an end of year ball and a residential trip, music club is a relaxed and friendly way of playing music while meeting some great people.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The BMus degree provides a strong foundation for careers in performance, composition, research and teaching, music administration, journalism, publishing and librarianship. It provides an unusual breadth of strong transferable skills which are applicable to a wide range of careers outside music.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,400per 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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A level : BBB - AAB

Must include Music.Admission to the BMus is subject to an audition and interview in addition to meeting qualification requirements. In order to be called for an audition and interview, students must demonstrate a playing ability of ABRSM Grade 8 Merit. Applicants are encouraged to give a full and specific account of their musical interests in their UCAS personal statements and be prepared to discuss these at the interview.

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    215 100%

    1st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    16th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    20th

    57

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