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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music (Optional Placement) University of Plymouth University of Plymouth, UK

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GBP 16300

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36 months


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Program Overview

Showcase and develop your musical talents with our links to local venues and performers and benefit from our well-equipped practice rooms, recording studios, and award-winning theatre. Master your instrument with our specialist 1:1 tutors. Gain the practical, critical and technical skills you need to expand your understanding of music in all forms and make your mark in today’s rapidly changing landscape. Explore music from different cultures and get hands-on helping disabled performers compose.

Key Features

  • Take advantage of our unique professional development programme that provides invaluable work placement and performance opportunities. You'll get the chance to work in primary and secondary schools giving instrumental lessons, and running band development sessions and workshops. You can also use our local contacts to set up regular live mic and gig nights around Plymouth, or get involved in our University songwriters project.
  • Customise your study and specialise in areas that really interest you within our specialist exit award pathways in composition, performance, ethnomusicology and technology.
  • Stay ahead with a course designed in consultation with working musicians to ensure you leave ready for the rapidly changing music environment, including knowledge of the latest digital technology. Get exclusive insights into theory and practice with talks and workshops from visiting speakers and musicians.
  • Give your creativity free rein in our rehearsal and recording facilities, including individual practice rooms, a professional recording environment, digital audio workstations and instrumental facilities ranging from Steinway and Bosendorfer pianos to guitar amps, electronic keyboards and midi-guitar synthesisers.
  • Enjoy a great lifestyle in the South West with its active live music and festival scene. Get involved in the wider musical life of the University with the annual Contemporary Music Festival and the music programme with The Arts Institute.
  • Learn from teachers with world-class reputations for research expertise, many who have come from industry and are acclaimed in their field, and benefit from links with the University’s exciting Centre for Computer Music Research.
  • We are one of the few music degrees in the UK who facilitate intercalated music degrees (where medical students join and enjoy our final year).
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Additional Information

Program Level 3-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Study Work Visa (PSWV) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score
    76 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    65% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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