Choosing MUSIC

For students who possess a well-grounded knowledge of musical skills, the school offers Music as an academic subject. This course aims to help those who wish to translate their musical abilities into a structural and formal learning process in line with the demands prescribed by the Matsec Syllabus, thus giving these students an opportunity to be accredited for their talent. In this respect, the study programme is designed to help students explore new opportunities, develop new skills and ultimately establish a successful career in music by pursuing further studies at the University of Malta later on.

Courses available

You can study MUSIC at:

Course Prerequisites Duration Lessons Practical/Tutorial Sessions
Advanced Level A minimum of grade 5 at SEC level or a grade 5 in theory and practice or equivalent* is required. (External Boards) 2 years 5 lessons per week 1 tutorial per week
Intermediate Level A minimum of 5 at SEC level  or agrade 5 in theory and practice or equivalent is required. (External Boards) 2 years 3 lessons per week  N/A

Special Consideration

*This qualification can only be used to choose music but not as an entry requirement.

Further Studies/Career Opportunities

  • University of Malta/Foreign university
  • Careers in the National Philarmonic Orchestra, the Police Force and the Armed Forces of Malta