Music Education

Music Education

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £24
Intakes: September
International tuition: £17,200
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

In your first three years of your BMus (Education) programme, you will study performance, composition, theory, musicianship and a broad overview of music history which serves as the foundation for future study and specialising in your final year. You will then combine the study of music with a qualification to teach in Scottish secondary schools, including school placements in your final year. You will graduate perfectly prepared for a career in teaching music, with the additional option of applying your all-round knowledge and transferable skills should you decide to purse an alternative career such as in the media, or the music business.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (GCE) or equivalents Music Qualifications: Candidates should demonstrate musical attainment and potential. Candidates should have Grade VIII Associated Board (or equivalent) in their main instrument/voice or who show great potential and intend to take Grade VIII. Musical skills are assessed at interview, at which competence on piano will need to be demonstrated for those intending to take Music Education. ENGLISH MINIMUM Higher English at grade C or above, or GCSE English Language AND English Literature at grade 4 (previously grade C) or above are required. MATHEMATICS MINIMUM National 5 Maths or Applications of Maths (previously known as Lifeskills Mathematics) at grade C or above; Standard Grade Mathematics at grade 1 or 2; or GCSE Mathematics at grade B or above, or equivalent, are required. English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic: OVERALL - 6.0 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 5.5; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0 TOEFL iBT: OVERALL - 78 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21 PTE Academic: OVERALL - 54 with: Listening - 51; Reading - 51; Speaking - 51; Writing - 54 Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency: OVERALL - 169 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169

Career opportunities

There are many opportunities at the University of Aberdeen to develop your knowledge, gain experience and build a competitive set of skills to enhance your employability. This is essential for your future career success. The Careers and Employability Service can help you to plan your career and support your choices throughout your time with us, from first to final year – and beyond.

Campus location

Aberdeen , United Kingdom

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