The University of Chichester Conservatoire has one of the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK with a community of over 400 student performers. Our facilities include computerised recording and media studios, well equipped practice rooms and an acoustically superb performance venue. This three-year BA (Hons) programme gives you individual tuition in instrumental and/or vocal performance throughout your degree, supplemented by joining one or more of our six orchestras, five choirs and nine other taught performance ensembles. On this BA (Hons) Music Performance degree you will have individual tuition in instrumental and/or vocal performance and have the opportunity to join a selection of University musical groups including 6 orchestras, 5 choirs and 9 other taught performance ensembles. Ensembles perform throughout the year and attend a rich programme of concerts, recitals and master classes by visiting artists. You will train in the art of performance and study topics including performance anxiety, the use of gesture and movement in performance, and concert and event hosting. You will complete a personal study module where you have the chance present a longer and more challenging programme of work. On this course you will: Train in the art of performance itself. Study topics including performance anxiety, performance development, and the use of movement and gesture. Develop your personal performance. Learn about concert and event hosting. Choose to study STET Yoga, or dance and acting alongside your music studies. Explore a wide choice of contextual modules. Be able to enjoy a complete ensemble experience. Have the opportunity to join a selection of 6 orchestras, 9 large ensembles, 5 choirs and more than 70 small ensembles.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Interview: Candidates will be required to demonstrate, in a performance audition, ability in an instrument or voice and display musical awareness and skill. Applicants with high levels of performance skills may be considered for a lower academic offer. The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here. As an alternative, a 'non-standard entry portfolio' may be set for the applicant to complete in order to demonstrate their readiness for higher education.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|No component less than 5.5
|50-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
|At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing
Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency
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Fees and funding
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