Music and Musicianship (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)
Bishop Grosseteste University
Key Course Facts
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/
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|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£15951 - £23247||£12504 - £22119||£15656 - £27019|
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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.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course
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Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- The candidate must attain a minimum of 6 in each component of the IELTS test.
- Undergraduate Degrees
- The candidate must attain a minimum of 5.5 in each component of the IELTS test.
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Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa 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.
Tuition Fees Music and Musicianship (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)
|England UK||£6935||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6935||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9150||year 1|
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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
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.
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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.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
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|Music Industry Professional Management MA (PG)||Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts||-||-||-||£10800||£13500||-||Liverpool||On campus Part-time|
|Classical Music Business MA (PG)||Middlesex University||-||-||-||£10000||£14000||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Music Business MA (PG)||University of Wales||-||-||-||£11300||-||-||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Music Business Management MA||University of Westminster||-||-||-||-||-||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|International Music Management MA||University of Southampton||-||-||-||£9250||£21000||-||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|MA Musical Leadership MA||York St John University||-||-||-||-||-||-||York||On campus Full-time|
|Music Business MA||Falmouth University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Falmouth||On campus Full-time|
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|Popular Music Performance & Music Business BA (Hons)||BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute||62%||-||16%||£9250||£15950||101||Hove||On campus Full-time|
|Popular Music Performance & Event Management BA (Hons)||BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute||78%||-||15%||£9250||£15950||99||Hove||On campus Full-time|
|Music Performance with Education - Bass BA (Hons)||Academy of Contemporary Music Guildford||78%||-||15%||£9250||-||99||Guildford||On campus Full-time|
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|Music Performance PgDip||Bath Spa University||78%||-||15%||-||-||99||Bath||On campus Full-time|
|Postgraduate Diploma: Advanced Studies in Music Performance PgDip||Royal Northern College of Music||78%||-||15%||-||-||99||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Postgraduate Diploma Music Performance PgDip||Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama||78%||-||15%||£10393||£20760||99||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Music - Creative Musicianship MMus||Ulster University||78%||-||15%||-||-||99||Coleraine||On campus Full-time|
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|Creative Musicianship (Cert HE) CertHE||Institute of Contemporary Music Performance||-||-||-||£9250||£13750||-||London||On campus Full-time|