There is a deep historic affinity between the disciplines of Mathematics and Music. Both involve patterns and structures – indeed notions such as octaves, chords, scales, and keys are all based in mathematics. Continue your passion for both subjects by joining these two highly regarded departments.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
30 September 2019
First-year modules cover a broad base of the subject and are designed to introduce you to ways of studying at university. By the final year the modules you take will become more specialised and reflect the research expertise of the academic staff. More detailed module information can be found on the ‘Course detail’ tab on the University of Birmingham’s coursefinder web pages.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
This means the year in which you would like to start the course.
‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.
‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.
You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||A A B||
To include A level Music at grade A and A level Mathematics at grade A.
Grade 7 ABRSM theory qualification will be accepted as a substitute for Music A level provided you have studied 3 other A levels.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||
BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM, plus AA at A-level in the required subject/s mentioned above.
BTEC Diploma: DD, plus AA at A-level in the required subject/s mentioned above.
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma: D, plus AA at A-level in the required subject/s mentioned above.
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||
6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects, to include Maths and Music.
Grade 7 ABRSM theory qualification will be accepted as a substitute for Higher Level Music provided you have met all other IB requirements.
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.|
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|