Community Music MA
The University of York
Key Course Facts
The course covers a wide range of activities - musicians working outside formal settings like the concert-hall; in, for example, schools, prisons or hospitals. It covers the development of music in under-resourced areas and with disadvantaged people, and it covers the development of creative partnerships between people of different skills and cultures.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Community Music, MA.
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
University of York 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 Community Music MA
|England UK||£8040||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8040||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8040||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.
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About The University of York
The University of York, usually abbreviated to Ebor, is a collegiate research university based in the historic and picturesque city of York, England. It has two main campuses, East and West, which are just a few minute’s walking distance apart. It also has another site known as King’s Manor just North-West of the city centre.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|International Music Management MA/MSc||University for the Creative Arts||-||-||-||-||-||-||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Business & Management/Music MA (Hons)||University of Glasgow||-||-||-||£27750||£70480||-||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|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|
|Music Industry Management and Artist Development MA||University of West London||-||-||-||-||-||-||Ealing||On campus Full-time|
|Music: Community Music BA (Hons)||York St John University||86%||5%||15%||£9250||£12750||113||York||On campus Full-time|
|Community Music MA||The University of York||-||-||-||£8040||£18240||-||York||On campus Full-time|
|MA Community Music MA||York St John University||-||-||-||-||-||-||York||On campus Full-time|