Music BA (Hons)

University of Cambridge

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Course info

UCAS CODE W300
Our course covers a broad range of music, as well as a great variety of ways of thinking about and understanding music, ranging from medieval plainchant to the blues, and from advanced analysis to the study of music and science. It has a strong academic component, particularly focusing on history, analysis, composition and performance, but also offers a range of other topics.

Different course options

Full time | Open application | 3 Years | OCT-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
41st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
2nd

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-22
Full Time
3 Years

Music

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 98 = 2% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Music graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Music graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Music

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Music
90%
Mathematics
54%
English Literature
32%
French
21%
History
19%

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Latest Music Studies reviews

Music Studies
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David
15 Apr 21

Music BA (Hons)

I've enjoyed the academic side of my course very much, although at moments have found it a little dull. The only thing...
SR
Student Reviewer
21 Dec 17

Some organising issues, otherwise...

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How Music Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 6 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 50%
3 star 16%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 850 reviews

5 star 37%
4 star 52%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

Cambridge Admissions Office Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1QY United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.6 miles away

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