B.Mus (Hons) Contemporary Music

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3 years
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Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
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Full Time
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Awarding University:
UCSI University
B.Mus (Hons) Contemporary Music
MQA Reference No: A4415
  • Field of Study: Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences
  • Specialization: Music
  • Level: Degree
  • Conducted Entirely in Msia/Transfer: Fully Conducted in Malaysia
  • Intake: January, May, September,
  • Entry Requirement:

    Music Requirements:
    * Theory and Practical min. Grade 5; other audition requirements
    Academic Requirements:
    * STPM / A-Level / equivalent min. 2 principals; or
    * UEC (Commerce/Science stream) min. 5 credits; or
    * International Baccalaureate min. 26/42 from 6 subj.; or
    * SAM (5 subj.) / CPU (6 subj.) min. ave. of 60%; or
    * Diploma/Advance Diploma/Degree/equivalent min. pass - subject to discretion of institution

  • English Requirements:

    * Distinction (A1 or A2) in SPM / UEC English; or
    * MUET Band 5; or
    * TOEFL score of 213 (Computer based) / 550 (Written based) / 79-80 (Internet based) ;or
    * IELTS Band 5.5
    * If English Language requirements are not fulfilled; additional English module(s) must be taken at UCSI University

  • Brief Description:

    UCSI University is a leading institution of higher learning in Malaysia with campuses in Kuala Lumpur; Terengganu and Sarawak. It was accorded the University College status in 2003 and became UCSI University when it received University status in 2008.

    The UCSI Univesity Bachelor of Music (Hons) in Contemporary Music programme caters to the needs of those students who want a career in the popular music industry. By covering the key areas of Arranging; Technology; Performance; Recording and Music Business (but not neglecting other related studies such as contemporary music theory; ear training and composition); the programme will enable its graduates to pursue challenging and rewarding careers within the industry.

    Candidates will need to choose a Major Instrument. Common instruments accepted:
    * Piano (classical and contemporary)
    * Voice (classical and contemporary)
    * Strings; i.e. violin; viola; cello and double bass (usually classical only)
    * Flute (classical)
    * Saxophone (contemporary only)
    * Guitar (contemporary only)
    * Drum Kit (contemporary only)
    For other instruments; please enquire with Campus Malaysia via enquiry [at] campus.malaysia.com

    Expected playing standard for Major Instrument:
    * Grades indicated in the brochure are only a guideline as to the minimum standards expected. Expectations for some instruments may be higher than stated.
    * For Foundation program; please note that in general a grade 7 (not grade 3) standard of playing for the major instrument is expected at entrance for students wishing to pursue classical music. For any candidate with less than grade 7 level; please check with the School of Music.
    * Candidates meeting that minimum requirement may apply for entrance; but it is the live audition at the School of Music that will determine whether they will qualify for the program.

  • Remarks:

    * Misc. Fees includes Facilities fee and a One time payment.
    * First time payment: RM20570