Delivered through one-to-one tuition, band work, lectures and seminars, this very practical course supports students’ development into highly skilled specialist performers. Focus is placed on developing technical proficiency and artistry, as well as enhancing compositional, musicological and critical listening skills. Additional business focused modules are embedded throughout the programme, alongside tuition in Folk performance and repertoire.
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
1 September 2019
Specialist Study 1, 2, 3 (Performance)
Specialist Group Study 1, 2 (Performance or Composition)
Contextual Studies 1, 2, 3 (see below for options)
Professional Studies 1, 2, 3 (see below for options)
Creative Project (year 1 only) (various options are offered that refresh each year)
Final Project (year 3 only)
Specialist Study is split so that one to one study (solo performance) is taken on the Pop pathway and Specialist Group Study (ensemble work) is studied on the Folk pathway.
Contextual Studies 2 options:
• Introduction to Music Technology
• Music for the Moving Image
• Collaborative Composition
• Music and Ideology
• Performance with Electronics
• Arranging and Orchestration
• Musical Direction
Contextual Studies 3 options:
• Computer-Based Composition
• Software Environments for Performance & Sound Creation
• Electroacoustic Composition
• Composition and Production for Film and TV
• Composed Theatre
• Extended Improvisation
• Intercultural Music
• Emerging Music Models
Professional Studies 2 options:
• Business Start-up
• Working with Music in the Community
• Instrumental Music Tuition
• Self-Promotion & Marketing
• Structure & Functions of the Film Music Industry
• Concerts & Touring
• Artistic Management
Professional Studies 3 options:
• Live Music Management
• Community Music Project
• Music Journalism
• Business Leadership & Ethics
• Film Music: Aesthetics & Narrative Function
Students are assessed in a variety of ways. Performances, Audio Recordings, Presentations, Technical Tests, Essays, Aural Exams, and Portfolios are all methodologies used, dependent on module choice, to assess how students meet the required learning outcomes.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
Please visit the international page on our website for further information: https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/international-applicants/
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A minimum of three GCSEs including English Language at Grade C / Grade 4 or above or equivalent international qualification, e.g. IELTS 6.0 (5.5 in each component).
Applicants will need to attend an audition for each pathway, these will be scheduled on the same day.
Audition guides can be found on our website: https://www.lcm.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate-study-18plus/audition-information/
Performance standard (assessed at audition)
Performers are expected to demonstrate at audition a playing/singing standard of Grade 8 (commensurate with ABRSM, London College of Music, Trinity College, Rock School (as appropriate for the pathway)).
Composers/songwriters are expected to demonstrate at audition a playing/singing standard of Grade 6 (commensurate with ABRSM, London College of Music, Trinity College, Rock School (as appropriate for the pathway)).
Musical theory standard (assessed at audition)
Applicants’ understanding of applied music theory will be assessed at audition where they will be asked questions about the theoretical elements of the pieces they have played to ensure that they are suitable for the course.