*The College of Music, Mahidol University has been reviewed according to the MusiQuE standards in 2020

Bachelor’s Program

Bachelor’s Program
College of Music, Mahidol University

Name: Bachelor of Music Program
Initials: B.M.

Major Areas

  1. Music Performance
  2. Jazz
  3. Music Composition
  4. Musical Theater
  5. Popular Music 
  6. Thai and Eastern Music
  7. Music Business
  8. Music Education and Pedagogy
  9. Music Technology


Approximately 580,000 THB

Structure and Duration

The curriculum structure of the Bachelor of Music program consists of 8 semesters with a total of 139 credits.

1. General courses 30 credits
a. General courses (7 credits)
b. Language course (12 credits)
c. Science and mathematic courses (4 credits)
d. Social science and humanities courses (7 credits)
2. Music Courses 103 credits
a. music core courses (49 credits)
b. required major courses (48 credits)
c. music elective courses (6 credits)
3. Free elective courses no less than 6 credits
Total 139 credits

Program’s goal

  1. To produce highly-skilled musicians/ musical personnel; soloist, ensemble member, music composer that possess in-depth understanding in the arts of music, together with knowledge in music theory and music history, suffice to carry out a career within their specialties such as classical, Thai/oriental music, jazz, pop and musical theatre.
  2. To produce quality instructors who possess both technical skills as well as the ability to educate.
  3. To produce musical personnel who will be able to skillfully carry out a task assigned to them in a variety of forms such as recording and sound engineering.
  4. To produce musical personnel who will be able to efficiently manage businesses related to music to successfully carry out their careers.
  5. To produce exceptional candidates for academic researches.
  6. To produce musicians/ musical personnel who, above all, hold good ethics in the workforce.

Applicant’s qualifications

General Requirements

  • The applicant must complete Mattayomsuksa 6, high school or an equivalent academic qualification.
  • The applicant must display moral conduct, strive toward academic success, and be willing to follow university rules and regulations.

There are two categories of students, considering their music theory and aural skills —  Regular students and Students on Probations.  Regular students were applicants who pass all entrance exams, including interview, and fulfilled all specific application requirements as determined by the program for which he/she applied.  Students on Probations were applicants who passed the audition and writing examination of the program for which they applied, but could not pass the music theory exam or aural skill test or both. However, they are still allowed to enter College of music under certain conditions. In the case, their test results will be shown as “conditionally passed.” To pass the probations, the student must do one of the followings:

  • Receive competent scores in the TIME examination before the beginning of    the first semester. (The student will become eligible to enroll any theory or ear training courses that are required by the program.)
  • Complete MSTC 110 Foundation Theory 1 and MSTC 110 Foundation Theory 2 or MSTC 120 Foundation Ear 1 and MSTC 120 Foundation Ear 2 or all of these.