Hereford College of Arts has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The course will include fundamental skills including performance skills, the music business, song writing/composition and musicianship as well as introducing new topics such as events management, 'The Self-Promoting Musician', web marketing, production, recording and workshop skills to enable students to progress into a range of employment opportunities. Students will also have the opportunity to work on placement with local community music organisations, recording studios and music festivals.
Year 1 (Level 4) Modules; Popular Music Histories (20 credits), Music Promotion (20 credits), Principal Study 1 (20 credits), Performance Ensemble (20 credits), Music Theory (20 credits), Live and Recorded Audio (20 credits), Year 2 (Level 5) Modules: Popular Music Studies (20 credits), Management of Music and Events (20 credits), Principal Study 2 (20 credits), Professional Practice 1 (20 credits), Professional Practice 2 (20 credits), Music in Practice (Experiential Learning) (20 credits), Year 3 (Level 6) Modules: Popular Music Research (20 credits), Preparing and Leading Music (20 credits), Principal Study 3 (20 credits) plus two of the following Modules: Practice in Context Three (30 credits, Negotiated Practical project (30 credits) or The Session Musician (30 credits)
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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We would normally expect applicants to have achieved 80 UCAS Tariff Points at entry but whilst qualifications are important, our offers are not solely based on academic results and we may make offers based on other evidence of talent and suitability for the course.
Portfolio submission (where applicable) and successful interview or audition are required.
Mature applicants with relevant experience will be considered. Portfolio and interview also required.
Applicants whose first language is not English and require a Tier 4 Student Visa must achieve Level B2 in an approved secure English language test prior to enrolment. For further guidance please visit the UK Visa and immigration website: www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
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|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|