Loughborough College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The BA (Hons) Applied Studies (Music) (Top-Up) is designed to convert your existing Foundation Degree into a full Music Honours Degree. The overall degree course will develop your proficiency as a musician whilst simultaneously growing transferable skills, cultivating a range of career options both within the music industry and beyond. This one-year top-up degree is designed to allow you the opportunity to explore and perfect your specialisms, and to demonstrate your skills as an industry professional. The five specially constructed modules allow the necessary freedom for students to pursue a personalised area of focus, whilst providing a structured and rigorous approach. Broader topics of self-directed modules include an extended applied project representing the culmination of three years of study, academic research practice, advanced and professional recording and production, exploration of innovative musical practices, and a collaborative musical performance. Successful graduates of this one-year top-up course receive a full Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours. Features and Benefits
- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.
- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.
- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019.
- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.
Year 1 Modules: Applied Practice, Live Performace, Recording Project, Applied Research & Innovation Music
Assessment for each module consists of formative and summative assessment. Formative assessment is assessment that informs the teaching and learning process and does not count towards your final grade for the module. Summative assessment is restricted to two graded assignment submissions per module.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Merit Profile at Level 5|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above|
We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.
Additional entry requirements
Satisfactory musical ability to be assessed at audition
Fees and funding
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|Channel Islands||£7395||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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