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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. Portfolios submitted online should be clearly navigable. Once your application has been submitted we will contact you via e-mail on how our to upload your audition recording/portfolio to the MySRS portal.

Please send us your portfolio within two weeks of applying.

Interview

As part of your audition you may be invited to attend an 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.

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.

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. 

Please send us your portfolio within two weeks of applying.

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

Virtual Interview

As part of your audition you may be invited to attend a virtual 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.

Portfolios submitted online should be clearly navigable. Once your application has been submitted we will contact you via e-mail on how our to upload your audition recording/portfolio to the MySRS portal by the deadlines above.

Please visit our Audition Advice page to help you prepare for your virtual audition and interview.