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BA (Hons) Music Studies 3+0

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Campus: Subang Jaya

Intakes: TBC

Duration: 3 years

STPM / A-Level Pass 2 subjects or equivalent with min CGPA 2.00
UEC At least grade B in 5 subjects
Foundation in Arts / Communication / Commerce
Diploma in Music or any related field
Any other certified qualification or equivalent by Malaysian Government
Year 1
  • Academic English
  • Music in Context – Part A
  • Music in Context – Part B
  • Vox – Part A
  • Vox – Part B
  • Music Techniques 1 – Part 1 A
  • Music Techniques 1 – Part 1 B
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Critiquing Music – Part A
  • Critiquing Music – Part B
  • Music Techniques 1 – Part 2 A
  • Music Techniques 1 – Part 2 B
  • Drumming – Part A
  • Drumming – Part B
Year 2
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Musics and Societies – Part A
  • Musics and Societies – Part B
  • Solo Performance – Part 1
  • Music Ensembles 1
  • 2 Electives
  • Pengajian Islam / Pendidikan Moral
  • Solo Performance – Part 2
  • Music Ensembles 2
  • Music Techniques 2 – Part A
  • Music Techniques 2 – Part B
Year 3
  • Dissertation (Music) – Part 1
  • Contemporary Music – Part A
  • Contemporary Music – Part B
  • Contemporary Solo Performance
  • Music Ensembles 3
  • Music Techniques 3 – Part 1
  • Dissertation (Music) – Part 2
  • Music Ensembles 4 – Part A
  • Music Ensembles 4 – Part B
  • Music Techniques 3 – Part 2
  • Elective

Bachelor of Classical Music (Hons.)

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January, May, September

Duration: 3 years

UCSI Foundation Pass
STPM / A-Level 2 principal passes
UEC 5 credits
Diploma Pass
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Average score of 60%
National matriculation CGPA 2.0
International Baccalaureate 26/42
  • Candidate are required to take and pass the Institute of Music audition and placement tests
Core Courses
  • Major Instrument 1-4
  • Choir 1-6 OR Orchestra 1-6
  • Chamber Music Ensemble 1-4
  • Music Theory 1-4
  • Aural Skills 1-4
  • Introduction to Music History
  • Malaysian Music
  • Music History 1-2
  • Music and Modernism
  • Music Research Methodology
  • Notation Software and MIDI
  • Music Technology 1
  • Conducting Skills
  • Keyboard Skills
  • Final Year Research Project 1-2 / Final Year Performance 1-2
  • Internship
  • University Reading & Writing
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1-3
Electives (Music)
  • Minor Instrument 1-4
  • English Diction
  • French Diction
  • German Diction
  • Italian Diction
  • Introduction to Popular Music History
  • World Music
  • Music and Film
  • Analysis
  • Counterpoint
  • Baroque Techniques
  • Classical Workshop
  • Innovation Workshop
  • Instrumentation
  • Piano Pedagogy 1 & 2
  • Piano Literature 1 & 2
  • Performance Practices
Electives (Non Music)
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Psychology 1 & 2
  • Introduction to Sociology

Bachelor of Contemporary Music (Hons.)

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Campus: Kuala Lumpur

Intakes: January, May, September

Duration: 3 years

UCSI Foundation Pass
STPM / A-Level 2 principal passes
UEC 5 credits
Diploma Pass
Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by MQA Average score of 60%
National matriculation CGPA 2.0
International Baccalaureate 26/42
  • Candidate are required to take and pass the Institute of Music audition and placement tests
Core Courses
  • Major Instrument 1-4
  • Choir 1-6 OR Orchestra 1-6
  • Modern Band 1-4
  • Music Theory 1-4
  • Aural Skills 1-4
  • Introduction to Popular Music History
  • Malaysian Music
  • Popular Music History 1-2
  • Music and Popular Culture
  • Music Research Methodology
  • Notation Software and MIDI
  • Music Technology 1-2
  • Final Year Research Project 1-2 / Final Year Performance 1-2
  • Internship
  • University Reading & Writing
Electives (Music)
  • Minor Instrument 1-4
  • English Diction
  • Introduction to Music History
  • World Music
  • Music and Film
  • Composing and Arranging
  • Song Writing
  • Jingle Writing
  • Instrumentation
  • Conducting Skills
  • Improvisation Skills
  • Piano Pedagogy 1 & 2
  • Contemporary Repertoire Studies
  • Sequencing, Sampling and Synthesis
Electives (Non Music)
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Psychology 1& 2
  • Introduction to Sociology