BA (Hons) Music Performance

General

Program Description

The BA (Hons) Music Performance is focused on Western art music, with training in practical musicianship, music theory, and academic knowledge. It is a practice-based, creative degree programme in which you would be expected to practice individually, rehearse in ensembles, and perform in both contexts. During your studies, you will also gain knowledge in music theory, music history, composition, arrangement, music technology and music education.

This programme is ideal for you if you have a background in performance with an interest in solo performance and/or ensemble playing. Upon graduation, you will be equipped for a professional career in the music industry as performers, educators, and session musicians, utilizing a broad exposure to other related areas, including composition and arrangement. Furthermore, due to the interdisciplinary nature of the programme and its strong emphasis on collaborative work, you would gain a wide range of transferable skills necessary for employment in today’s creative industries.

Intakes

March & August

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

Career Prospects

  • Musician
  • Conductor
  • Composer
  • Music Educator
  • Retail Music

Modules

  • Instrument/Voice Lessons
  • Large & Small Ensembles
  • Music Theory & Musicianship
  • Audio Recording & Production
  • World Music
  • Instrument/Voice Lessons
  • Large & Small Ensembles
  • Music Theory & Musicianship
  • Music History
  • Composition & Improvisation
  • Research Project
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Arts and Society in Malaysia
  • Creative Industries and Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Project
  • Internship

Entry Requirement

  • STPM: Minimum 2-grade cs
  • A Level: minimum 8 points
  • Australian Matriculation: ATAR 55
  • Canadian Matriculation: 55%
  • MUFY: 55%
  • Sunway Foundation in Arts: 50%
  • Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology: 50%
  • UEC: Maximum 28 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)
  • IB: Completed with minimum 24 points (excluding bonus points)
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

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