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Music with Political Studies BA (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course combines Music (75% of your course) and Political Studies (25%), enabling you to study these two subjects together.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, ranked third in the UK for research quality (REF 2014) and the only music department in the country 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 well connected department means you have the opportunity to make valuable music industry contacts. Our staff are connected with musical networks such Wigmore Hall, the BBC Proms, Royal Opera House.Political Studies at Royal Holloway invites you to explore the ideas and ideologies, as well as the processes, institutions and issues that are fundamental to understanding the politics of our times. You will gain a solid foundation in politics and political theory and as you progress, the flexible nature of the course allows you to specialise in fields such as European integration, democratic theory, British and American politics and political communication. You will develop your understanding of power relations at all levels of social life and gain insight into the role of identity, ideology, interests and institutions in shaping the modern world.+ Ours is an active and engaged student community, and there are opportunities to take part in debating, Model United Nations and party political societies on campus+ We offer students research placement opportunities with our staff, gaining valuable experience of working at the forefront of political enquiry

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 21,400per 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 : 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 grade A in Music or pass in grade 7 Music Theory and Grade 7 ABRSM in performance (Where applicants are unable to take ABRSM Performance grade 7 video evidence may be acceptable)Applicants without A

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University information

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Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

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

International students will find themselves in a diverse community: students from more than 125 countries live and study at Royal Holloway.
The university welcomes and supports international students. Its dedicated team can help with any questions students may have about studying in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 87 3

    41st out of 86 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    173 85%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    4th

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    58th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    125 60%

    35th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    46th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    37th

    6

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