Bachelor of Music (Hons) in Professional Music

This comprehensive music degree is designed to produce graduates to meet music industry demands. You will learn from qualified faculty, engage with peers from 20 countries and have hands-on experience on latest equipment. Upon completion, you will receive a UK degree, recognised internationally.

What You Would Study

In music performance, you will develop proficiency in voice/instrument, lead a band for professional gigs, study improvisation and stage your own recital.

In music writing, you will learn song composition for albums, scoring techniques for visuals, small and large ensembles and full orchestra, and also jingle production.

In music production, you will develop skills to apply sound design using DAWs, set-up and record live concerts, and record, mix & produce commercial studio works.

In music business, you will learn management and entrepreneurship, along with music publishing and entertainment law to manage artists, events and turn-key projects independently.

Entry Requirement

  • Malaysian students: Minimum 5 SPM credits, with pass in Bahasa Melayu and History.
  • International students:
    • Minimum IGCSE or High school completion equivalent to O-level, with minimum 5 credits.
    • English language competency certificates such as IELTS 5.0/ TOEFL (410-413) / Cambridge English: Advance (CAE 160) / Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE 180) / Pearson Test of English (PTE 36) or MUET (Band 3).
  • Students must complete the one-year Foundation in Music (FIM) program with minimum CGPA of 2.30/4.00.
  • Students with a diploma in music may consult our admissions counselors to inquire on credit exemption options.

Career Options

  • Music Performer
  • Music Composer
  • Music Arranger / Director
  • Music Producer
  • Music Entrepreneur

Career Options

  • Music Publisher
  • Songwriter
  • Recording Artist
  • Talent Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Music Educator

Overview

KPT/JPT (R/212/6/0003)(A7342) 7/21

Bachelors of Music (Hons) in Professional Music

The Bachelor of Music (Hons) in Professional Music (BMUS) is a 3-year undergraduate that is taught entirely at the International College of Music (ICOM) and upon completion, the degree is awarded by the University of Wolverhampton (UK). ...

Prior to enrolment in the BMUS, students would complete a one-year Foundation in Music that teaches a wide range of contemporary music fundamentals such as music theory, ear training, harmony, counterpoint, solo & group performance and music technology to build proficiency and musical vocabulary to attempt advanced level work in the BMUS.

Program Highlights

  • Specially tailored curriculum to meet music industry demands
  • Hands-on experience on industry-standard hardware and software
  • Learn from qualified faculty and network with music industry professionals
  • Engage with peers from over 20 countries
  • Earn a UK degree towards overseas continuing education and employment