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IBDP Music at Broadgreen International School

Course description

• Performance skills – in contrasting genres

• Composition skills

• History of music

• Music theory

• Musical analysis

• Popular music culture

• Experimental music

• Musical Links Investigation – compare and contrast two pieces of their own choice – finding links

• Music technology

• World music

Entry requirements

Grades A*-C in at least 6 GCSE subjects. Of these, English and Maths must be at Grade C or above. As well as an academic requirement, we expect you to demonstrate an interest in world events and a commitment to making a difference in your community. World citizenship is at the heart of the IB philosophy and we will be discussing your interests, experiences and aspirations at your interview.

A general interest in music is required and although not essential the playing of a musical instrument or voice is beneficial.

Excellent attendance and commitment.


You will be assessed by exam work, coursework and live performances.

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for access into higher education which could lead to a masters programme or postgraduate certificate.

A Music qualification serves two purposes to further skills you will need in a chosen profession such as performer, teacher, composer, links with the performing arts industry or any other profession. It also helps you become a better overall musician, regardless of your career goals.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Broadgreen International School directly.

Last updated date: 02 September 2016

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