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City, University of London

London , England ,United Kingdom

Music BMus (Hons)

Experience conservatoire-level tuition, with all the benefits of a university setting. We offer an inspiring environment to make music, with outstanding facilities and performance opportunities, as well as performance scholarships of up to £2,000, sandwich year, study abroad and placement options, and excellent graduate prospects.

During your BMus (Hons) Music degree at City, you will take an exciting, global and interdisciplinary approach to the study of Music, blending theory and practice.

The course combines excellent graduate prospects, exceptional academics and outstanding facilities within a supportive musical community in a central London location, enabling you to:

  • Immerse yourself in every aspect of music.
  • Gain exciting new perspectives on music and its relationships with culture, technology and society through a close study of classical, popular and world music.
  • Develop a broad framework of knowledge and experience that is essential for today's musicians.
  • Learn with highly accomplished professionals active in or around London, many of them also teaching at the leading conservatoires in the city.
  • We offer a wide choice of modules, so you can focus your studies on the areas that interest you most.

Students pursuing solo performance receive instrumental or vocal tuition at City from leading professional performers.

The value of a music degree and the wide range of employability skills that music students develop is widely recognised by employers, and this is evidenced by our outstanding employment statistics: 100% of our graduates were in employment or further study six months after graduation (DLHE 2016/17).

During this degree, you will develop a wide range of transferrable skills, including communication and interpersonal skills, creative thinking, organisation and discipline, teamwork, leadership, planning and time-management and problem-solving.


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Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30