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Bachelor Of Arts (Honours) In Music (Popular)

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    Full Time
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    4 Years
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    Tution Fees
    RM 317,000

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Explore performance, composition, music production and engineering, in a breadth of musical styles. Our Popular Music programme is designed for applicants with an interest and experience in composition and performance who wish to develop a breadth of skills that will allow them to pursue a portfolio career in the Music Industries. Career destinations include: performance, composition, production and engineering, teaching, management and promotions, music therapy, and community music projects. You’ll achieve a high level of musical competence and fluency with an option to specialise in composition, guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, voice, and production. You’ll also extend your critical, entrepreneurial, and creative abilities throughout this wide-ranging degree. 

How You'll Be Taught
Your learning experience will be supported by lectures, tutorials, one-to-one and group lessons.


50% coursework/50% practical exams in Years 1-3, with assessment based on chosen area of study and independent strengths in Year 4.


Detailed entry requirements

Entry Requirements

Students will be eligible to apply if they have gained the required scores in the International Baccalaureate, GCE A-Levels, Foundation, Diploma and Polytechnic Diploma for entry to year one and two. Please tell us your principal/main instrument at the beginning of your personal statement. If you meet the minimum academic requirements, your application will be considered by the Department and you may be invited to an audition/interview. All applicants are required, as part of the audition, to demonstrate practical music skills which equate to Trinity Rock/Rock School Grade 7.

English Language Requirements

Students applying to an undergraduate programme are required to have achieved Malaysian Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) English Language 1119 Grade C or above (grades 1-6), even if previous studies are fully taught and examined in English.

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