**Rethink music study and practice through a challenging combination of theoretical and practical modules.** In the first year of your BMus Music programme you’ll develop your solo and ensemble performance skills and you’ll learn about contemporary composition. You’ll build a foundation of knowledge of Western art music and be introduced to debates on the music from our own time, and you’ll also explore the creative use of music technology. In your second year, you’ll select from a large range of historical, contextual, technical or creative modules, allowing you to continue performance studies and to further explore contemporary composition, sonic arts, media composition, world music and jazz. In your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to develop a substantial performance recital, portfolio of compositions or an individual creative project. You can also opt to take specialised modules in, for example, music teaching and workshop skills, gamelan, orchestration, fringe popular music, music psychology and audiovisual composition. **Why study BMus Music at Goldsmiths?** - We're one of the largest university music departments in the UK, so you'll have access to a wide range of academics, including internationally established composers, performers and writers – their diversity of expertise makes this one of the most exciting undergraduate music degrees in the UK - There are professional and student-led recitals, concerts, workshops and other music events taking place every week, with opportunities to perform at Goldsmiths and in public venues - You'll have the opportunity to perform at our annual music festival PureGold, which celebrates the music created and performed at Goldsmiths - You'll be within easy reach of central London's many venues, concert halls, opera houses and research libraries, providing a great international focus - You'll be encouraged to construct a path of study that develops and explores the interrelationship between music as a creative and practical endeavour, and music as an intellectual study - We encourage ambition and independence, and will help you think about the kind of musician you want to be - Employers look for initiative-driven graduates who think critically about their actions, work well with others and adapt quickly to new ideas. This degree will help you develop these skills – sometimes without you noticing! **Individual vocal and instrumental tuition** Our location in London means that we're able to attract visiting instrumental and vocal teachers of the highest quality, with many of our staff also teaching at the major music conservatoires. We provide a generous allocation of tuition time. Our performance modules are supplemented with ensemble classes and workshops/masterclasses given by top professional musicians. If you don't opt for performance modules you aren't automatically entitled to individual lessons, but we can help make private arrangements with our visiting staff, at preferential rates.