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UCAS CODE: W311

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Music (with Honours) - BMus (Hon)

  • Location

    Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE CONTENT

The University of Chichester Conservatoire has one of the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK with a community of over 400 student performers. Our facilities include computerised recording and media studios, well equipped practice rooms and an acoustically superb performance venue.

There are four main routes of study if you want to focus on performance. These are:

BMus (Hons) Jazz Performance (three years)

BA (Hons) Music Performance (three years)

BMus (Hons) Performance (four years)

BMus (Hons) Vocal Performance (four years)

You’ll also be trained in the art of performance itself, study performance anxiety, the use of gesture in performance, concert and event hosting, and can choose to study Alexander Technique, Yoga, dance and acting alongside a wide choice of contextual modules. Our ensembles are involved in a lot of performance work along with a rich programme of concerts, recitals and master classes by visiting artists. Some of the performance modules you might take include:

  • Performance Development modules
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Movement and Gesture
  • Musical Event
  • Ensemble Experience
  • Performance Personal Study
  • Everyone completes a personal study as part of their undergraduate work, and for performers this is an opportunity to present a longer and more challenging programme of work.

We understand the importance of ensuring that you’ve the knowledge, skills and experience to compete successfully in today’s challenging jobs market. In addition to the work placements and sector-specific employability and enterprise modules that many of you will have embedded in your course, we’ve developed a student and graduate internship scheme.

Our commitment is to make sure that students and graduates from all disciplines that register on the programme, and successfully complete the necessary preparation, have the opportunity to apply for internships. The areas our graduates have progressed into include:

  • Solo Performance
  • Teaching at all levels of education
  • Musical theatre
  • Music leaders
  • Opera singers
  • Group instrumentalists
  • Cruise musicians

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,500per 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 Chichester

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 87 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    136 67%

    31st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    51st

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    17th

    35

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