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Irish with Music BA (Hons)

Ulster University

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Full-time | Magee, Londonderry | 3 Years | SEP-20
  • Full-time | Magee, Londonderry | 3 Years | SEP-20
  • Sandwich | Magee, Londonderry | 4 Years | SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    Q5W3

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    58th

    15
  • Subject Ranking

    9th

    (Celtic Studies)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    115

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    45

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.54

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Study Irish with Music at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.The University offers a comprehensive range of programmes in Irish in both part-time and full-time mode at a number of centres which serve a diverse constituency of students. The breadth of Irish language provision at Ulster and the practice amongst staff and students of the School of Irish Language and Literature of using Irish as a primary medium of communication reflects the University’s strong commitment to cultural and linguistic diversity within Northern Ireland. The University’s Irish programmes play a vital role in preserving, sustaining and celebrating Ireland’s Gaelic literary and linguistic heritage as well as serving the demands of the Irish language sector within the local and international job market. At a personal level our programmes also fulfil the needs of individuals who wish to acquire the necessary competence to fully participate in the Irish language community as confident and independent users of the language. The BA programme has been designed to reflect the University’s vision of leading in the provision of professional education for professional life. The commitment to support graduates in gaining stimulating and fulfilling employment is one of the School’s primary concerns.The undergraduate music degree programme at the School of Creative Arts, University of Ulster is based around four core elements: Performance, Composition, Musicology and Music Technology.At Magee, you can study Irish as a single honours degree or as part of the combinations framework (major, main or minor) with other subjects (including Drama, Music, Computing, Marketing, Management Studies, Law).

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BBD

Details

To include grade B in both Irish and Music.Applicants may satisfy the requirement for the A level D grade by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by the University.The grade B in Music may be substituted by Music Board Grades to the same standard as defined by UCAS (NB Ulster will also accept RIAM grades as equivalent). Alternatives to A level Music: a recognised Diploma (e.g. LRAM, ARCM, LRSM, ARCO, LTCL, LGSM, LLCM, RIAM) OR Grade 8 practical together with Grade 8 theory (preferably at distinction) is required. Further alternative qualifications to satisfy the Music entry requirement are stipulated within the other qualifications sections.Please note that all applicants for the degree course may be interviewed and auditioned by Music as part of our entry criteria. Although we expect candidates to be able to demonstrate a high level of performing ability, at this stage we are evaluating potential as much as achievement.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

58th

About this University

Ulster University is at the heart of Northern Ireland, with campuses in Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown (Greater Belfast) and Derry~Londonderry (Magee campus). It offers an extensive range of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level via full-time or part-time study. With over 25,000 students, it is one of the larger universities in the UK and the largest on the island of Ireland.

Address

Magee, Londonderry

Northland Road

Londonderry

BT48 7JL

UNITED KINGDOM