Bishop Grosseteste University
Music and Musicianship (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)
Bishop Grosseteste University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This undergraduate programme offers each music student a course that develops musical knowledge, understanding, creativity and the rigorous musicianship skills needed to be an effective and employable musician in the twenty-first century. You will be encouraged to develop your musicianship in a practical and theoretical way, giving you an excellent preparation for a range of musical careers and a springboard to further study.

Through a supportive learning environment, you will be encouraged to develop your musicianship in a holistic way in both practical and theoretical modules as well as applying your skills in the broader musical life of the university and within the community. This engagement with music-making, together with the security of a strengthening theoretical and analytical knowledge of music will equip you to take your place in a wide range of professional contexts. This course is an excellent preparation for a range of musical careers and as a springboard to further study.

Find out more: https://www.bishopg.ac.uk/course/music-foundation-year/

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 7 graduates of Music and Musicianship (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) at Bishop Grosseteste University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Music.

Overall student satisfaction
67 /100
7 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Music

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19045 £17710 £21517
25-75 percentile range £15951 - £23247 £12504 - £22119 £15656 - £27019

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Music and Musicianship (with Foundation Year), BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Modules

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Others
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • The candidate must attain a minimum of 6 in each component of the IELTS test.
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • The candidate must attain a minimum of 5.5 in each component of the IELTS test.
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Music and Musicianship (with Foundation Year), BA (Hons).

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

Bishop Grosseteste University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees Music and Musicianship (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

England UK £6935 year 1
Northern Ireland £6935 year 1
Scotland £6935 year 1
Wales £6935 year 1
Ireland £6935 year 1
EU £9150 year 1
International £9150 year 1
Channel Islands £9150 year 1

Additional fee information

Fees for the following three years are currently £9,250 per year for Home/Republic of Ireland students and £12,200 per year for EU, Channel islands and International Students

Average student cost of living in UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2023

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • Foundation

University Rankings

Positions of Bishop Grosseteste University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Bishop Grosseteste University

Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) was founded in 1862 and is located in the urban surroundings of the cathedral town of Lincoln, England. BGU specialises in training teachers on their PGCE training pathways. Training options range from Foundation Degrees all the way up to PhD level, and all focus on getting their graduates into their desired field of work, whether that be teaching children in primary schools, or teaching specialist subjects at adult education institutions.

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Where is this programme taught

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