York St John University

Music: Performance York St John University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

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On this programme you will refine your individual identity as a solo performer. You will perform across a range of styles and settings, including the concert hall, recording studio and in the wider community. Working alongside composers, community musicians, and educators, you will learn the craft of advanced performance on your chosen instrument or voice from specialist instrumental and vocal tutors.

Course details


Students on this programme will take solo performance options with the possibility of continuing to compose on the Film Music or Experiments in Music modules. You may also explore aspects of community and education in the second year. There are many opportunities to perform both in concerts at the university and at other locations in the city. Modules may include: Level 1: Vox; Drumming; Music Skills; Perspectives on Music. Level 2: Ensemble Performance; Improvisation; Composition; Solo Performance; Film Music; Music in Education & Lifelong Learning; Community Music; Experiments in Music; Sounds New. Approaching the Contemporary. Level 3: Enterprise & Employability in Music; Advanced Solo Performance; Advanced Composition; Community & Wellbeing; Ensembles & Leadership; Collaborative Project; Dissertation.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W3P8
Institution code Y75
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 88 - 104 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,750 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.

Provider information

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York St John University
Lord Mayor's Walk
YO31 7EX

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01904 876598

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