Discipline of Music

Bachelor of Arts in Music Extended Curriculum

(BAMUS4)

Duration

The programme will extend over a minimum of eight semesters (4 years) of full-time registration, at the end of which students who have successfully completed all the required modules graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. This programme is intended for (1) applicants from disadvantaged schools and (2) applicants with no prior formal musical training.

Structure of the BAMUS4 programme

First-year

Students must take all of the following modules:

Semester 1Semester 2

MUSC101 Foundational Practical Studies A (16F)

MUSC103 Foundational Performance Skills A (16F)

MUSC105 Introduction to Music Fundamentals A (16F)

MUSC107 Introduction to Academic Literacy in Music A (16F)

MUSC102 Foundational Practical Studies B (16F)

MUSC104 Foundational Performance Skills B (16F)

MUSC106 Introduction to Music Fundamentals B (16F)

MUSC108 Introduction to Academic Literacy in Music B (16F)

Second, third and fourth years

See Bachelor of Arts in Music curriculum

Rules

  1. All students complete eight compulsory modules: MUSC101, MUSC102, MUSC103, MUSC104, MUSC105, MUSC106, MUSC107, MUSC108.
  2. Students must pass ALL modules to be admitted to the formal Bachelor of Art in Music (second year of study).
  3. The credits for the foundation programme (Foundational Credits) do not count towards the BA in Music degree.

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