University of Kent at Canterbury logo
  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 14.9k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 1월 2016

    Description

    Our BMus Music offers you the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and advanced understanding of the subject needed by today’s musicians. You study a wide range of music, looking at earlier, historical styles as well as music that has evolved over the past few decades. Your technical skills in performance and music notation are an important feature of this degree, and we also encourage you to find your own creative voice with specialist composition modules.

    Within the School of Music and Fine Art, you can also explore music’s relationship with other disciplines and we offer modules in music for film, television and live events. A distinctive feature of this programme is that we encourage you to collaborate with students from our other programmes, such as Fine Art and Event and Experience Design, building important teamworking skills that have a direct relevance to many music careers

    Independent rankings

    In the National Student Survey 2013, the University of Kent was ranked 3rd in London and the south-east for student satisfaction. Music at Kent was ranked 14th in The Guardian University Guide 2014.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 14860 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
    • Total Kent credits: 360
    • Total ECTS credits: 180
    Credits 360
    • Total Kent credits: 360
    • Total ECTS credits: 180
    Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time, Full-time Intensity Flexible Part-time variant Flexible More information Go To The Course Website

    Course Content

    The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

    Stage 1

    Possible modules may include:

    MU321 - Music Composition and Artsblend

    MU322 - Music Studies 1

    MU324 - Sonic Art

    MU325 - Music Performance 1

    Stage 2

    Possible modules may include:

    MU521 - Composition, Orchestration and Arrangement

    MU525 - Music Studies 2

    MU528 - Cinema for the Ears: Composing with Sound and Space

    MU529 - Interdisciplinary Project

    MU524 - Found Image, Found Sound

    MU532 - Ensemble Performance

    MU522 - Songwriting 2

    MU519 - Music Performance 2

    MU520 - Popular and World Music

    MU619 - Music In Education

    MU614 - Music and Sound for Film and Television

    Year in industry

    The Year in Industry gives you an opportunity to gain relevant workplace experience as part of your programme of study. We have long recognised the benefits of taking a year abroad and the increased awareness and confidence the experience brings and now want to offer these benefits to students within the workplace.

    The year in industry will also give you an opportunity to increase your contacts and network so that you can hit the ground running when you graduate.

    The year in industry is in addition to your standard undergraduate programme and normally falls between your second and final year. The year itself is assessed on a pass/fail basis through employer feedback and a written report that you submit.

    Stage 3

    Possible modules may include:

    MU518 - Critical Study and Presentation

    MU600 - Dissertation

    MU602 - Individual Project

    MU531 - Music Performance 3

    MU530 - Interdisciplinary Project

    MU526 - Popular and World Music

    MU523 - Found Image, Found Sound

    MU617 - Professional Practice

    MU618 - Music in Education

    MU620 - Cinema for the Ears: Composing with Sound and Space

    MU621 - Technology in Performance

    MU622 - Ensemble Performance


    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    program_requirements

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test.

    Requirements

    Home/EU students

    The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications, typical requirements are listed below, students offering alternative qualifications should contact the Admissions Office for further advice. It is not possible to offer places to all students who meet this typical offer/minimum requirement.

    Qualification Typical offer/minimum requirement
    • A level:ABB-BBB including B in Music/Music Technology. For non-A level candidates grade 6 or equivalent level of ability in music required.
    • GCSE:C in English
    • Access to HE Diploma:The University of Kent will not necessarily make conditional offers to all access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. If an offer is made candidates will be required to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
    • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma):Distinction, Merit, Merit
    • International Baccalaureate:34 points overall or 16 points at HL including Music 5 at HL or 6 at SL

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Kent.

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