About the Course

The music performance degree programme at Management and Science University (MSU) will equip you with skills and techniques gained through exposure to various musical genres. You will learn the history of western music as well as 20th and 21st century music, and sharpen your aural proficiency and music-theory knowledge. Class sessions are set at our music studio, guided by our lecturers and industry professionals, experts who developed our curriculum in line with current industry trends. You will graduate with a balance of artistic development and creative skills with technical expertise, attained through coursework as well as internship.

Entry Requirements

Applicants who have passed STPM or equivalent, with at least a C (2.00 CGPA) in any two (2) subjects; OR A-Levels, with at least a Pass in two (2) relevant subjects; OR SAM with ATAR 70, with a B in two (2) relevant subjects; OR CPU, averaging 70% in two (2) relevant subjects; OR STAM, with Jayyid; OR UEC, with a B in five (5) subjects; OR Matriculation/Foundation, with 2.00 CGPA, from a Higher Education Provider recognized by the Government of Malaysia; OR Diploma (MQF Level 4) or equivalent, with at least 2.00 CGPA, from MSU College, Polytechnic, IKM, Community College, or others; OR SKM (MQF Level 4) or equivalent, with at least 2.00 CGPA; OR any other qualifications recognized as equivalent by MSU Senate or the Government of Malaysia. 

Duration of Study

3 1/2 years


KPT/JPS ( N/212/6/0036 ) 06/22

RM60,000 - RM65,000
*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees
The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students
Among the Courses Offered
Year One
  • Honour Music Theory
  • Western Music History
  • Aural Proficiency
  • Honour Principles Study
Year Two
  • Gamelan Ensemble
  • Performance Seminar
  • MIDI and Programming
Year Three
  • Study of Composition
  • Basic Live Sound Engineering
  • Artiste Management
  • Orchestra Performance
Year Four
  • Industrial Training
Career Prospects
  • Accompanist
  • Event Manager
  • Music Publishing Specialist
  • Studio Musician
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