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At Keele, studying a combined honours degree will include some modules from both of the single honours degrees. In this case, your programme will be made up of a combination of modules from both Education and Music.
Education and Music provide a great combined degree if you are interested in creativity, music, learning and the links between them. This combination of
degree subjects would be the ideal choice if you are interested in pursuing a career in teaching involving music. You will study educational topics such as the nature of learning, childhood development, as well as the history of education and changes to educational policies and practices. You will investigate music in a wide range of contexts, as well as focusing on the creation and performance of music. You’ll examine its meaning and uses in a diversity of styles, periods and traditions, through topics including history, aesthetics, and the social impact of music. You can also take a work placement module studying music in the community. Music at Keele is a hub of world-class musicologists, composers and performers, and the musical life on campus is rich and varied.
When you graduate, you might choose to do a PGCE and become a teacher. If you are thinking of travelling or working abroad after graduation, Keele’s Language Centre offers a variety of courses that may enable you to graduate with an enhanced degree with foreign language competency or an internationally recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Students who have studied Education and Music have also entered a wide variety of careers including local government, media and communications, sales and marketing, banking, and the legal profession. You could follow a career in arts administration, orchestras, bands, a recording company, publishing, game design, film, radio or television. You may also choose to pursue postgraduate study.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|A level||ABC - BBB|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits||122 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English Language at grade C (or 4) and Maths or Science at grade C (or 4).|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.keele.ac.uk/studyatkeele/undergraduatestudy/entryrequirements/uk/
Fees and funding
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.