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University Of Edinburgh Music

MA Music

UCAS code: W300

Duration: 4 years

Delivery: Full-time

School: Edinburgh College of Art

College: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Introducing MA MusicIf you’re passionate about music and would like to focus on it through a mix of academic and creative study, the MA (Hons) programme is for you.

You will explore the role, value and diversity of music in modern society and consider the relationship of music to the other arts and examine it from a creative, scientific, critical and historical perspective.

Throughout the programme you will be ideally placed to study the interaction between music and other arts, such as film, animation and installation and to participate in collaborations across Edinburgh College of Art.

After graduating, you will be ready for a whole range of music-related careers in the creative arts, education and media.

Entry requirements

Typical offerThe typical offer is likely to be:

  • SQA Highers: AAAA.
  • A Levels: ABB.
  • IB: 39 points (grades 666 at HL).

Minimum entry requirements

  • SQA Highers: ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4-S6, with a minimum of BBB achieved in one year of S4-S6. National 5: English at Grade C and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C.
  • A Levels: ABB. GCSEs: English at Grade C or 4 and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C or 4.
  • IB: Award of Diploma with 34 points overall and grades 655 in HL subjects. SL: English at 5 and Mathematics or an approved science at 4.

Additional requirementsAdditional requirementsA demonstrable commitment to music.Find out more about entry requirementsInternational studentsWe welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.Entry requirements by countryInternational Foundation ProgrammeIf you are an international student and your school qualifications are not accepted for direct entry to the University you may be eligible for admission to this degree programme through our International Foundation Programme.International Foundation Programme