Popular Music Performance Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Popular Music Performance and Production BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 4% 0% £9250 £15000 £16125 150 Southampton On campus Full-time
Popular Music Performance BMus (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 4% 0% £9250 £15000 £16125 123 Southampton On campus Full-time
Popular Music Performance and Production with Foundation Year in Popular Music BA (Hons) Southampton Solent University - 4% 0% £9250 £13020 £14000 150 Southampton On campus Full-time
Popular Music Performance BA (Hons) University of Chester 47% 0% 15% £9250 - 140 Chester On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Popular Music Performance

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21455 £18360 £22141
25-75 percentile range £17911 - £25024 £13492 - £22848 £16777 - £27979

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21843 £19016 £23348
25-75 percentile range £18200 - £25449 £14569 - £23220 £18140 - £28648

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Popular Music Performance

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Popular Music Performance who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Popular Music Performance

  • Music Production Companies
  • Music Retailers
  • Media Organisations
  • Magazines and Licensing Bodies
  • Schools and Colleges
  • Orchestras, Opera Companies and Touring Companies
  • Travel Industry Companies
  • Mental Healthcare Providers and Charitable Organisations
  • The Armed Forces
  • Cultural and Creative Industries

Jobs of graduates of Popular Music Performance (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Popular Music Performance at Anglia Ruskin University

30% Engineering professionals
25% Sales occupations
15% Information Technology Professionals
10% Elementary occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10%

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Popular Music Performance

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Popular Music Performance, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Popular Music Performance is the study of performance in the genre of music classified as popular music.

The median salary of graduates of Popular Music Performance was £21455 15 months after graduation, £18360 3 years after graduation and £22141 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Popular Music Performance studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours) - BMus (Hons)