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Music with Drama BA (Hons)

Ulster University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Magee, Londonderry

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Study Music with Drama at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.The undergraduate music degree programme at the School of Creative Arts, Ulster University is based around four core elements: Performance, Composition, Musicology and Music Technology. Classes take place over two 12-week semesters and each year a student will study 6 modules totalling 120 credits (normally 20 credits per module). Students studying Music in combination choose modules to the value of 40 credits (major) or 20 credits (Minor) in each semester.Year 1 is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of musical styles, genres and disciplines enabling them to develop existing skills and interests as well as acquire a range of new ones. Musicology 1 and 2 both include strands in fundamental harmony while Performance Studies 1 and 2 include an Aural provision.Note: BA students taking music as a major take Musicology and Performance Studies while those taking music as a minor may opt for either.Year 2 allows students the opportunity to begin specialising by introducing a number of optional modules as well as level 2 modules in the four core disciplines. Musicology 3 and 4 – the only compulsory modules - both include strands in advanced harmony.Note: BA students taking music as a major take Musicology and Performance Studies only (both 20 credits). All year 2 modules are worth 20 credits. BA music minor students may take Performance Studies instead of Musicology.Year 3 enables students to focus their degree programme in one or more related areas of specialist interest with a broad range of advanced level modules. Placement presents students the opportunity to take part in an internship with a local music or arts organisation while the Project options allow students to pursue an independent course of research or practical work in a chosen field of musical study.BA students taking music as a major have a choice of all available modules with the exception of modules requiring prerequisites (Composition and Music Technology).

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,910per year

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A level : BBC

To include grade B in Music. Applicants may satisfy the requirement for the final A level grade in the above grade profiles (C or B grade) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications to the same standard as defined by the University.Alternatives to A level Music: a recognised Diploma (e.g. LRAM, ARCM, LRSM, ARCO, LTCL, LGSM, LLCM, RIAM) OR Grade 8 practical together with Grade 8 theory (preferably at distinction) is required. Further alternative qualifications to satisfy the Music entry requirement are s

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University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Renowned for its warm welcome, Ulster recruits international students from over 100 countries across the globe and has over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
Ulster delivers a world-class UK university experience with the added benefit of being one of the UK's most affordable locations.
An international student experience team delivers a bespoke orientation programme and offers pastoral support to international students during their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 102 9

    41st out of 85 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    127 66%

    47th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    27 27%

    101st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    8th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    130 60%

    35th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.65 93%

    1st

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