Mathematics and Music University of Birmingham

Undergraduate

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.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    October 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

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.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

England

Wales

Scotland

Northern Ireland

EU

International

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code GW13
Institution code B32
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB 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) BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are all considered on a case by case basis.
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.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The Government has not finalised the legislation relating to fees for 2018/9 or for subsequent years of study. However, for 2018/19 entry the fee, which is currently £9250, is expected to rise by an amount not exceeding the rate of inflation. The fees for international students commencing their studies in 2018/19 have not yet been set. For information on current international fees (2017/18) please see: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/International/students/finance/fees.aspx