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Folk and Traditional Music BA (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: W344

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This unique degree programme focuses on the traditional music and song of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. You will study the social and cultural context of traditional and folk music and how music helps to construct identity and culture. Performance is important throughout the degree and you will receive one-to-one lessons on your main instrument from internationally recognised musicians.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BBB - AAB

Ideally including Music. (Grade A in AS level Music may be considered, but will depend on the combination of subjects/qualifications being studied.)In usual circumstances offers will be made at the upper end of this range. However, we will consider giving offers at the lower end of the range to candidates who demonstrate themselves at audition to be performers of exceptional ability, but whose predicted or achieved academic grades are in the lower end of our offer range.If A Levels do not include Music an offer of ABB p

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 87 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    154 76%

    19th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    18th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    53rd

    20

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