Professional Music Performance and Production, BA (Hons) (top-up)

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Make your mark in the music industry with this Honours Top-up focusing on the development of advanced skills and techniques for those with a performance or production background.

Complete UCW’s highly regarded music degree pathway and gain full Honours with this exciting Top-up. The programme focuses on current trends and career development in the music industry, which is worth more than £4 billion annually in the UK alone. Students on this course produce a professional portfolio of work to demonstrate their ability to work in various roles within the industry, or in related positions in the wider creative sectors. Studies in marketing and promotion also make it ideal for those who are looking to launch and sustain a freelance music career.

The course’s inbuilt flexibility will allow you to explore your own specialisms in areas including performance, composition, live sound and event management, alongside gaining fundamental business knowhow to maximise your employment or self-employment opportunities. The undertaking of a substantial research project on a music-related topic of interest also prepares students for postgraduate study.

  • Course length

    Full-time: 1 year (3 days a week)
    Part-time: 2 years (2 days a week)

  • Start date

    7th September 2020

  • Course codes

    Institution: B20
    Course: 814X
    Campus: C

  • Tuition fees

    Full-time: £8,250 per year
    Part-time: £4,125 per year

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Delivered in partnership…

This course is delivered in partnership with Bath Spa University.

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