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BACHELOR OF MUSIC

Bachelor of Music is one of the core programme started in 1997. After decades of educating and producing quality graduates in music, our programme has been striving to improve teaching and learning on par with leading universities worldwide.  The curriculum is designed to develop student’s musical craft and creativity in performance, and theoritical studies in related domains.  The Bachelor of Music focuses on four areas of study - music performance, composition, ethnomusicology and music education, taught by leading ethnomusicologist, musicologist, music composers, music educators, and professionals performers.

Music Performer / Music Lecturer / Composer / Music Arranger / Instrument Instructor / Orchestra Conductor / Choir Conductor / Music Director / Recording Artist / Music Producer / Session Player (Secessionist) / Music Writer

Students must complete a total of 127 credits in order to be awarded the Bachelor of Music.  The programme is to be completed in three (3) academic years, including 6 Normal Semesters and 1 Special Semester.

The course structure for the programme are as follows:

Course Component Credits
University Course 24
Faculty Core Course 7
Programme Core Course 69
Faculty Elective Course 6
Programme Elective Course 21
Total Credits for Graduation 127

PROGRAM

QUALIFICATION

 

MA07
Bachelor of Music 

(6 Normal Semesters and 1 Special Semester)

STPM
(Current Year)

MATRICULATION / FOUNDATION

DIPLOMA / EQUIVALENT

OTHER QUALIFICATION

Passed the STPM;

and

Candidate must have one (1) of the following qualification:

  • Yamaha Certificate Minimum Grade 7;
  • The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • Trinity College London (TCL) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • London College of Music (LCM) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • Grade C in Music subject at the SPM level;

or

Have working experience in music field for at least three (3) years by submitting related evidence;

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET;

and

Passed audition and interview.

Passed the Matriculation / Foundation;

and

Candidate must have one (1) of the following qualification:

  • Yamaha Certificate Minimum Grade 7;
  • The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • Trinity College London (TCL) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • London College of Music (LCM) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • Grade C in Music subject at the SPM level;

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET;

and

Passed audition and interview.

Possess a Diploma in Music from one (1) of the following Institution:

  • Malaysian Institute of Art;
  • Akademi Seni Budaya dan Warisan Kebangsaan Malaysia (ASWARA);
  • Yamaha Academy of Arts & Music, Malaysia;
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM);
  • Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI);
  • Diploma Associate (ATCL) from Trinity College London (TCL);
  • Diploma The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (DipABRSM) from The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM);

or

Have three (3) years working experience in music field and have at least Certificate Grade 8 from one (1) of the following Board:

  • The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM);
  • Trinity College London (TCL);
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSDM);
  • London College of Music (LCM);
  • Australian Music Examination Board (AMEB);

or

Possess at least one (1) of the following qualification in music field:

  • Sijil Perguruan Asas Malaysia and Sijil Khas Perguruan Khas;
  • Diploma Perguruan Malaysia;

or

Passed the STPM /

Matriculation / Foundation not the current year by fulfilling the programme’s special requirements as follows:

Candidate must have at least one (1) of the following qualification:

  • Yamaha Certificate Minimum Grade 7;
  • The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • Trinity College London (TCL) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • London College of Music (LCM) Certificate Minimum Grade 5;
  • Grade C in Music subject at the SPM level;
  • Music Certificate that approved by Senate as equivalent;

or

Have working experience in music field for at least three (3) years by submitting related evidence;

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET;

and

Passed audition and interview.

Possess a GCE A Level qualification with at least Grade B in any two (2) of the following subjects:

  • Music
  • Music Technology
  • Performance Studies
  • Performing Arts

or

Passed the Foundation Studies in Creative Arts (ASWARA);

and

Obtained at least Band 2 in MUET;

and

Passed audition and interview.

Semester I of the academic year commences in September while Semester II commences in February.

Deadline for Malaysian Applicants : April for Semester I Intake.

Deadline for International Applicants : May for Semester I Intake and October for Semester II Intake.

Tuition Fees Per Semester: (Local) RM1240.00 ; (International) USD1984.00

Tuition Fees Per Programme: (Local) RM8340.00; (International) USD12796.00

Last Updated: 02/12/2019