Music Technology with Game Design Studies BA (Hons)

Key information


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If you’re considering this subject as a combined (joint) degree, please refer to our information about combining degrees for details about entry requirements.

Entry Requirements

As part of our application process, applicants are normally required to attend an Applicant Interview and Music Experience Day where you will either have an interview or a short audition with an academic member of staff. This is your chance to demonstrate your passion for the subject and allow us to make a decision on your application. (There is an option for phone or Skype interviews).

A level requirementsABB. Offer may be reduced to BBB for those candidates achieving grade 8 distinction in any instrument. (this is the typical entry requirement) for this course.
Subject requirementsTo include A level Music or A level Music Technology grade B, or ABRSM Grade 8 in Music Theory at Distinction. If an applicant is taking grade 8 in any instrument (or singing), a dual offer can be made: ABB or BBB with grade 8 Distinction. Some of our optional modules require academic demonstration of ability.
BTEC Level 3 National Extended DiplomaBTEC applications are encouraged. We evaluate each BTEC application on its merits and may make offers at DDM.
International Baccalaureate33 including Higher Level 6 in Music, with no score less than 4
Irish Leaving CertificateH1, H1, H2, H2 including Music
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherScottish Highers at AABBB plus Scottish Advanced Highers grade B in Music or Music Technology, combinations are also welcome.
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted including 2 A levels at BB (including Music or Music Technology)
AccessNot acceptable without an A level in Music or Music Technology, or ABRSM Theory Grade 8
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Extended Project QualificationApplicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be ABB or BBB plus A in the EPQ.

Please note that Humanities and Social Sciences Honours Select programmes which have a Management, Law or Sociology component will not accept the EPQ.

Alternative entry requirements