BA Contemporary Popular Music (Top Up)
||16th September 2013
Year 1: £5,800.00
An interview is required, an audition is required and equipment is needed.
This is a one-year course aimed at those students who want to top up a Foundation Degree or an HND to BA (Hons) level.
The course offers modules that cover work based learning in performing, facilitation, individual project and working in the music industry.
You will cover he following modules:
Creative performance process - there are tutor-led and student-led workshops in performance and ensemble skills, leading to public performances.
Individual project - this module is normally taken by students looking to create and promote their own album, though other projects can be undertaken, such as creating an instrumental tuition book or a dissertation.
Working in music - this is based around a series of guest lectures, delivered by prominent figures from the industry, and a collaborative business plan leading to a major performance event. This module also offers an industry placement.
Music facilitation - this encompasses skills and experiences leading to work in teaching and workshops or master classes.
We welcome applications from wind players wishing to study contemporary and popular musics.
Applications for this course are through UCAS, reference number W341.
The place of study
Our fantastic Baltic Campus is equipped with some of the best education facilities in the UK. And with industry standard recording studios, rehearsal spaces and a custom built 200 capacity performance theatre, all our music courses are well catered for.
Our facilities are recognised as being among the best in the country. This is one of the reasons that we were chosen as a founder college of the National Skills Academy Creative and Cultural (NSACC), a national network of colleges, companies and venues around the country that aim to improve the skill level within the Creative Industries. We were the only college in the region to be chosen for the network which includes the Royal Albert Hall, The Sage Gateshead and companies behind some of the world's biggest music festivals.
Our status as a founder college means our students get exclusive opportunities such as:
Work experience behind the scenes at Leeds Festival
Workshop days and tours of venues such as the Royal Albert Hall
Performance opportunities at venues such as The Sage Gateshead
Mature students may be offered a place without these qualifications, depending on a successful interview/audition.