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Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music provides a humanistic approach to the study of music as a significant part of human tradition and culture.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BA (Hons)) Music

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Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Year One

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

This degree program provides broad liberal arts preparation with significant study in music. The structure of the degree program offers students several avenues to pursue individual interests in music as preparation for careers in music or music-related fields. In consultation with an adviser, students complete an elective emphasis appropriately focused on their area of interest.

Preparation for the major involves competency and/or coursework requirements in theory, ear training, and piano.

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

You’ll have the opportunity to specialise in a large variety of areas if you continue studying after your initial degree. This includes production, composing and theatre.

From critical thinking to administration, study Music and you'll gain a wide range of skills.

Music graduates career include performing, teaching, composing, working with film, TV, radio or computer games.

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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San Francisco State University

Founded in 1889, SF State offers world-class academics, a diverse campus and an incredible location for students.

With around 27,000 students from all over the globe, international students find SF State a truly welcoming community and diverse place to live in.

SF State has been included in the Top 20 colleges nationwide for best location. It was also rated one of the most diverse colleges in America, according to Wall Street Journal’s 2022 College Rankings.