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Course Details

Music BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Study music in the context of its modern application rather than historical period on our full-time Music BA (Hons) degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for one semester, and get support to find work placements. Immerse yourself in our performance culture and prepare for a career as a professional musician, composer, music technologist or teacher.

Entry Requirement

96 UCAS Tariff points from minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), preferably to include Music, Music Technology or a related subject.
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
You may also be accepted to this course with an IELTS 5.5 (Academic level- with no individual score being lower than 5.5) or equivalent English Language qualification as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, but will then be required to undertake additional compulsory free English language modules in your first year.


Foundation year

Foundation in Humanities, English, Media, Social Sciences and Education

Year one
  • Music Performance 1A
  • Foundations of Music Theory
  • Composition 1
  • Music and Technology
  • Music Performance 1B
  • Introduction to Music Studies
  • Entrepreneurship for Music 1: Digital
  • Introduction to World Musics and Ethnomusicology
Year Two
  • Music Performance 2
  • Techniques of Music Analysis
  • Composition 2
  • Entrepreneurship for Music 2: Placement
  • Readings in Music History
  • Orchestration
  • optional modules
  • Live Performance
  • Production project
  • Music for the Moving Image
  • Music in Education
  • Principles of Music Therapy
Year Three
  • Major Project
  • Collaborative Project Development (Music)
  • Professional Music Practice 2
  • Collaborative Project (Music)
  • optional modules
  • Film Music Composition
  • Professional Music Practice 1
  • World Music and Globalisation
  • Radiophonica




Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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