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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Gain a backstage pass to the best gigs, biggest festivals and the most spectacular club nights on the planet as you discover how to effectively capture the energy of music in words.

Course overview

The Music Journalism degree at Chester will give you the best possible start into the fabulous world of words and music. From early on in you course, you may hear from professional writers from a range of genres, and have the opportunity to start writing and publishing reviews.

Teaching methods

The course typically starts with six separate modules, although through the years you will find more choice, and more chance to engage with larger modules for a dissertation or project, giving scope to develop your interests.

Assessment

We use a variety of assessment methods, but principally they will be project work, perhaps a portfolio of reviews, a project on a chosen artist, or a print or online music media product.

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

12,750per 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 Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 97 7

    37th out of 85 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    107 53%

    71st

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    63rd

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    129 59%

    38th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.41 88%

    7th

    45

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