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Commercial Music (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is the 4-year course which includes a Professional Placement Year.Commercial Music at Bath Spa University offers a vocational course for songwriters, producers and performers that will build your career through personal development and industry engagement. If you have a flair for original music ideas, our Commercial Music course can take you on a creative journey to inspire and define a lifelong career. This course is about creation: songs, projects, bands and entrepreneurial ideas.- We focus on original creativity. - We build careers through personal development and industry engagement.- Write original material alongside exploring identity, promotion and the wider business context of your music. - All our staff have music industry experience at a high level.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January

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Entry requirements

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A level : CCC - BBC

A level Grades BBC-CCC including Music, Music technology or related subjects preferred but not essential. Applicants with standard A levels who can evidence music ability will be considered.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    93rd

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 85 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    122 56%

    50th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    29th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    34th

    8

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