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BA (Hons) Contemporary Music (Audio Technology) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Duration 3 years
  Intake APR,AUG


Overview of BA (Hons) Contemporary Music (Audio Technology) in Sunway University Malaysia

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.

Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity of BA (Hons) Contemporary Music (Audio Technology) in Sunway University Malaysia

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


Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of BA (Hons) Contemporary Music (Audio Technology) in Sunway University Malaysia


  • Average C or CGPA 2.0 (Minimum 2 principals)


  • 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

Specific Requirements
Contemporary Music (Audio Technology)

  • All candidates must pass an audition. To prepare three 1.5-minute pieces to be sung or performed on any instrument of their choice. Please contact for more details.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS or equivalent      6.0
Course Outline

Course Outline of BA (Hons) Contemporary Music (Audio Technology) in Sunway University Malaysia


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


  • 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


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

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