Modern Music Industries at University of Sunderland - UCAS

Course summary

Learn in Sunderland's cultural quarter at the Northern Academy of Music Education. Study key practices and ideas associated with commercial music production. Pursue a career in commercial music and associated fields. BA (Hons) Modern Music Industries covers the skills needed to succeed as a professional in the modern music industry. The course is designed and delivered by current industry professionals, and covers the areas of recording, marketing, event planning, composing, genre studies and music performance. By studying this course, you’ll gain practical skills that enable you to pursue a career in the live or recorded sectors of the music industry, or related sectors such as media or music teaching. You’ll also develop critical thinking skills that will enable you to further your academic journey and better understand your practice.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We can consider those coming from a non-traditional entry route and a case may be made for entry onto the course if your audition is outstanding or if you have experience in the music industry. In this case a sample of written work must be submitted in order to ensure that you are capable of the academic rigour of the course.

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Additional entry requirements


You will be required to prepare an audition piece in a specialist field.

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Modern Music Industries at University of Sunderland - UCAS