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Music for Education and Community Practice BA (Hons)

University of Wolverhampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Wolverhampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Many of our music graduates progress to careers in teaching or community music and this degree offers a unique balance of scholarly research and practical musicianship to produce an all-round teacher, musician or practitioner. Our aim is to facilitate and stimulate your personal musical growth and to help you to develop confidence in your ability through both practical and theoretical elements of the course.We are partners with the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (ABRSM) who help to inform our curriculum. As part of the BA (Hons) Music course you will also be awarded the ABRSM’s prestigious Certificate for Music Educators. You will study practical performance modules where you will develop your skills as both a soloist and an ensemble performer, as well as conducting, composition and arranging. You will also have the opportunity to study music in education and the community by exploring pedagogical processes and undertaking a series of placements in schools, colleges or community venues. You will use the latest technology and software for scoring, recording and engineering live music.The course incorporates a variety of learning and teaching experiences including seminars, discussion groups, lectures, presentations, guest speakers and performers, visits to sites of musical importance and concert attendances. Placement opportunities are available within modules in the second and third year of this degree.Members of staff are all actively involved in research, music education, performance and composition at a regional, national and international level and their expertise and enthusiasm will assist you in becoming a professional musician.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,250per year

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

University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university offers degrees in: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Singapore, UAE, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 85 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    106 49%

    73rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    12th

    5

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