Music (Distance Learning)
University for the Creative Arts
Key Course Facts
Our BA (Hons) Music degree is the only programme of its kind in the world.
Being delivered through distance learning, our online music degree is centred upon practice and supported by the development of an understanding of musical contexts. You may opt to specialise in composition, orchestration/arrangement or musicology. You will delve into the historical context and learn the building blocks of harmony, analysis and form. Through the course, you’ll be encouraged to develop a unique identity and style as a practising musician.
You’ll expand your skills and expertise across music supported by a specialist musician, a dedicated student support team, as well as a thriving creative community who share your passion for music.
The course offers additional optional opportunities for group work including a Music and Fine Art collaborative project, with opportunities for your work to be recorded through our tutor network.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Music (Distance Learning), BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Average student cost of living in the 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.
Positions of University for the Creative Arts in top UK and global rankings.
About University for the Creative Arts
The University for the Creative Arts is specifically dedicated to art and design subjects, and has campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, and Rochester, as well as teaching bases at other institutions such as the Royal School of Needlework and the Maidstone Studios.
Student composition of University for the Creative Arts
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Music BA (Hons)||Durham University||77%||5%||5%||£9250||£24500||190||Durham||On campus Full-time|
|Accounting & Finance and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||71%||5%||10%||£9250||£11400||111||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Music Production and Musical Theatre (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||76%||5%||15%||£9250||£11400||120||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Music, Sound and Technology BSc (Hons)||City University London||59%||0%||10%||£9250||£15460||128||London||On campus Full-time|
|Musical Theatre and Arts Development BA (Hons)||University of Chichester||66%||1%||25%||£9250||£14500||142||Chichester||On campus Full-time|
|Music and English BA (Hons)||Royal Holloway, University of London||75%||2%||9%||£9250||£21900||150||Egham||On campus Full-time|
|Music Performance BA (Hons)||Queen's University of Belfast||65%||0%||10%||£9250||£17400||146||Belfast||On campus Full-time|
|Music Production and Psychology BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||66%||0%||4%||£9250||£11400||119||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Music (Community & Education) BA (Hons)||University of Hull||89%||0%||5%||£9250||£14800||136||Hull||On campus Full-time|
|Music (Classical with Jazz) BA (Hons)||Leeds Conservatoire||79%||1%||8%||£9250||£17500||126||Leeds||On campus Full-time|