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Contemporary and Popular Music BA (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: W301

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree allows you to study and specialise in contemporary music performance, composition and academic study, ranging from acoustic singer-songwriting through to experimental electronic forms. There are also plenty of opportunities to develop your performance skills, helping you to grow as an accomplished musician. You study a broad range of historical and cultural topics, opening you up to diverse musical experiences, such as hip hop and installation/art music.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BBB - ABB

ABB including Music, Music Technology or another music-related subject, or BBB including Music plus Grade 8 Associated Board (Performance), Rock School or equivalent performance experience. Applicants should be practitioners in a type of contemporary or popular music.If A Levels do not include Music or a relevant music-related subject, an offer of ABB plus Grade 8 Associated Board (Performance), Rock School or equivalent performance experience may be considered.Board/Trinity (Performance) may be considered.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    165 76%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    73rd

    2

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