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BA (Hons) Contemporary Music (Audio Technology) APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years
  Tution Fees N/A

This programme aims to train versatile musicians and music producers. It is both a technical and creative degree programme, providing you with solid music theory and academic knowledge, while developing your skills in audio technology through studio practice and interdisciplinary collaborative projects. Subjects and areas covered include composition, arrangement, sound design and film scoring, as well as music theory, history and aural training.

If you have a strong interest in music, production, sound and audio technology, this programme is ideal for you. It is also open to individuals with no prior formal musical training who are passionate about pursuing a career in music. Graduates will be equipped to work in the music industry as producers, composers, sound engineers and creative artists; or in the broader creative industries through work on film, TV, video games, theatre, dance, entertainment and many more.

  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

YEAR 1 

  • Music Theory and Musicianship
  • Audio Recording and Production
  • Applied Contemporary Musicianship
  • Recording Studio Techniques
  • World Music

YEAR 2

  • Contemporary Music Composition and Arrangement
  • Audio Post-production and Mastering
  • Applied Contemporary Musicianship
  • Applied Sound Design
  • Studio Composition
  • Malaysian Music
  • Music History: Classical to 20th Century
  • Collaborative Projects

YEAR 3

  • Research Project
  • Popular Music Studies
  • Arts and Society in Malaysia
  • Creative Industries and Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Project
  • Internship

ELECTIVES CHOOSE EITHER 1 IN YEAR 3 

  • Topic Studies 1
  • Topic Studies 2

Additional MOHE compulsary general studies subjcets

MALAYSIANS STUDENTS

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Community Service

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

STPM
Average C or CGPA 2.0 (Minimum 2 principals)

A-Level
Minimum 8 points

Australian Matriculation
ATAR 55

Canadian Matriculation
55%

Monash University Foundation Year
55%

Sunway Foundation in Arts
CGPA 2.0

Sunway Foundation in Science Technology
CGPA 2.0

Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 28 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)

International Baccalaureate
Completed with minimum 24 points (excluding bonus points)

Sunway Diploma in Related Field*
CAVG 50% or CGPA 2.0

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

IELTS or equivalent      6.0

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Music producer
  • Composer
  • Mixing engineer
  • Orchestrator
  • Film composer
  • Musician

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