Music as a Major subject
How much music do you want to study?
- If you would like to make Music papers the main focus of your study then a Bachelor of Music degree (MusB) is a good option for you.
Find out more about the Bachelor of Music (MusB) degree.
- If you would like to study Music papers but also be able to include a range of papers from other subject areas, then a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with a Major in Music is a good option for you.
Find out more about the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with a major in Music.
- Music can also be studied as a Minor subject for the BA or another degree, and you can take stand-alone papers in Music.
Find out about Music as a minor subject.
Do you want to perform music?
- If you would like to focus on performing music within the Bachelor of Music (MusB) you will need to complete an audition application form:
- It is also possible to take performance papers without making performance the main focus of your degree.
- World music performance options are available, no audition or previous experience is required for these papers which are MUSI140, MUSI240 & MUSI340.
Please note: You must email
firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate that you wish to study one of these instruments.
More information about the Bachelor of Music (MusB) and the Bachelor of Arts (BA) with a music major
MusB from 2017 onwards
Are you beginning a MusB in 2017?
*All students who are commencing MusB study from 2017 onwards will complete their MusB under new regulations
BA with a Music major
The BA with one of our music minors
MusB before 2017
All students enrolled in a MusB degree will complete their degree as per the regulations existing before 2017.
Music to Honours level
Both the MusB and the BA in Music can be studied to Honours Level.
Music as part of a double degree
You can study Music as part of a double degree - for example a Bachelor of Music (MusB) and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom).