Music BMus (Hons)

SOAS University of London

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( 4.1) 852 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE W300
This programme is a unique opportunity to study the musical traditions of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and their global diasporas. Students are taught the basic principles of ethnomusicology and survey a variety of Asian and African musics. In years 2 and 3 they are encouraged to focus on the music of specific regions and to consider cross-regional themes. Performance is a central component of the degree. Students have the opportunity to develop expertise in a great variety of musical ... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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100th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2020
44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
26th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Music

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, January 2020

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A level
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Latest Music Studies reviews

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Finley
24 Oct 19

MMus Ethnomusicology

So far it has been great, but too early to say. Administrations and timetabling have caused some problems, which in...
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Student Reviewer
03 Nov 16

MMus Ethnomusicology

Really good, union is great, library is amazing and people are very...

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How Music Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 9 reviews

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SOAS University of London
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Student rating
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( 4.1)
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Students are drawn to SOAS by its international reputation for academic excellence, as well as for the opportunity to study in a lively and international environment with like-minded individuals who feel passionately about contemporary world issues. Undergraduates discover a fascinatingly diverse, lively and close-knit community on SOAS’s central London campus, and friendly fellow students who share an intellectual interest in the international issues in which SOAS specialises. SOAS is a place for those who want to expand their horizons and develop a deeper understanding of the world; for those who want to re-examine preconceptions and not just accept the traditional status quo.

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SOAS University of London

Thornhaugh Street London
Camden
WC1H 0XG United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Goodge Street  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Euston   0.4 miles away

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