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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Explore the global nature of music-making in the 21st century- Study for a degree that offers you a unique balance of practical, creative and critical learning opportunities- Benefit from a strong emphasis on your professional development as an artist through songwriting, performance and production- Access world-class practical and academic learning resources, including our industry- standard recording studio complex and multimedia centre- Enjoy expert academic support in modules designed to enhance your portfolio and industry-focused employability- Produce and perform music as an active stakeholder of both local and wider music industries and communitiesDo you wish to explore the music industry and commercial songwriting? Do you aspire to produce your own music and perform it live? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. Our dynamic Commercial Music programme has been specially designed to facilitate music-making with industry in mind.At the University of Winchester we have world-class technological resources and inspiring staff who lead through academic and creative opportunities for you. You will spend a great deal of your time in our industry-standard music production facilities where the recording studios and multimedia centre provide world-class resources. These are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You are supported throughout by our core team of lecturing staff comprising highly skilled musicians, producers and academics, affording a challenging and industry-aligned experience for you.This hands-on three-year degree course will enable you to take more control of the production process, from studio to stage. As a contemporary music maker you will embrace entrepreneurship and place creativity at the centre of your professional practice.On our multi-disciplined programme you will explore engaging songwriting, modern live performance, and real-time business activity inside the music industry, including promotion, self-funded tours, and collaboration on songwriting and production projects with other artists.Alongside these core stages, there is a strong emphasis on your professional development as an artist. This allows you to develop a keen sense of your transferable skills, as well as encouraging meaningful engagement with the music industry. Guest lectures, enrichment activities and volunteering are just some of the ways on offer to help you achieve a deeper understanding and experience of the music industry. Having gained a unique balance of practical, creative and critical learning skills, graduates are well prepared to pursue successful careers in the music industry. They can find work in sound recording and music publishing industries, at record labels, in the entertainment business, or across the digital sector.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104 - 120

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 pass in English Language is required


University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 85 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    128 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%



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