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Music Technology

Undergraduate Audition Requirements for BMus First Study Music Technology Applicants

Portfolio requirements

As part of the entry requirements of our BMus Music Technology programme you will be required to submit a portfolio of work. This must contain at least three pieces which may be recordings, productions, compositions, sound to picture or other appropriate material.  

Your portfolio will form the basis of the audition discussion (approximately 25 minutes). 

The portfolio can be submitted to us electronically via online links such as SoundCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox etc. It will need to be sent to us at least two weeks prior to your interview date.

For international applicants interviews may take place via Skype.

Portfolios submitted online should be clearly navigable. You should email the URL link to Conservatoire.Admissions@bcu.ac.uk

Music tech interview

Interview

The panel will be interested to hear you talk about your artistic influences, your inspiration to be a musician and your career objectives. This is also an opportunity for you to ask the panel questions about the department and what life will be like as a musician in Birmingham.

For international applicants interviews may take place via Skype.

Undergraduate Requirements for BSc Music Technology Applicants

A typical offer is 120 UCAS points, and is based on your UCAS application form. At the point of application, you must have GCSE at Grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics or equivalent. You must have GCSE Music at grade C or above, Music Theory Grade 5, or proficiency of performance on one instrument equivalent to ABRSM or RockSchool Grade 5.

Full details of entry requirements

Postgraduate Audition Requirements for MMus First Study Music Technology Applicants

Portfolio requirements

As part of the entry requirements of our MMus/PgDip/PgCert Music Technology programme you will be required to submit a portfolio of work.   This must contain at least three pieces which may be recordings, productions, compositions, sound to picture or other appropriate material.  Your portfolio will form the basis of the audition discussion (approximately 25 minutes).

The portfolio can be submitted to us electronically via online links such SoundCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox etc. It will need to be sent to us at least two weeks prior to your interview date.  

We welcome applicants from musicians of all previous backgrounds, not just those that have studied music technology at undergraduate level.

Interview

The panel will be interested to hear you talk about your artistic influences, your inspiration to be a musician and your career objectives. This is also an opportunity for you to ask the panel questions about your department and what life will be like as a musician in Birmingham.

The audition and interview together will last for about half an hour.

For international applicants interviews may take place via Skype.

Portfolios submitted online should be clearly navigable. You should email the URL link to Conservatoire.Admissions@bcu.ac.uk