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Bachelor of Music (Composition) (Hons)#

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Music
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyArts & Design
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description

The Bachelor of Music Composition (Hons.) offers students a choice of concentration areas in either Popular Music or Art Music. This three year programme will provide students with the opportunity to explore their musical ideas and own compositional voice through exposure to a diversity of musical style, theory and literature including orchestral techniques, counterpoint & tonal structure, new music, arranging, film scoring and music technology.

Entry Requirements


Applicants must pass an audition and interview conducted by 
the Faculty of Music and All applicants must pass the MUET Band 1.


Pass STPM with at least three (3) principals including the General Paper 
or its equivalent AND Pass SPM with at least five (5) credits including
Bahasa Malaysia and pass in English, Mathematics and History.


Pass Matriculation with at least Grade C (NGMP 2.00) including 3 other subjects 
AND Pass SPM/SPMV with at least ve (5) credits including Bahasa Malaysia
and pass in English, Mathematics and History.


Diploma in Music from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR
Diploma in Music from UiTM with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and
a minimum of 2 years of working experience in related fields


Diploma from other institutions recognised by the government with
a minimum CGPA 2.75

Career Prospects
Upon completion of the program, graduates may find possible 
employment in the music industry as a:
  • Songwriter
  • Jingle Writer
  • Film Scorer/ Composer
  • Music Arranger
  • Music Orchestrater 
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Music Editor
  • Music Producer 
  • Music Director
  • Music Librarian
  • Music Conductor
  • Music Entrepreneur
  • Musicologist
  • Music Researcher 
  • Ethnomusicologist
  • Music Educator (College) 
  • Music Administrator
  • Music Performer

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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