B.A. On Campus

Popular Music Performance and Production (Hons)

Solent University

36 months
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Popular Music Performance and Production (Hons) programme at Solent University offers a broad range of creative and technical learning in music and production carefully balanced with the acquisition of academic skills involving research and critical thinking.


The Popular Music Performance and Production (Hons) course from Solent University features extensive study of the music industry including copyright, contract law and career pathways. Students are also expected to develop transferable skills in research, IT, presentation, teamwork, creative thinking, communication and project management.

Who is this course for?

  • Solent’s popular music performance and production course is suitable for both schooled and self-taught musicians. Applicants should be interested by both performance and technical production, as well as music history and academic theory.
  • Applicants should aspire to careers as session musicians, producers, artists, songwriters, music journalists or promoters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance Techniques 
  • Advanced Studio Recording
  • Creative Music Industries
  • Creative Performance 
  • Creative Music Production 
  • Theory and Listening Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 96 - 112 UCAS tariff points from A-levels or equivalent. 
  • As a general guide, we look for qualifications that are equivalent to the British high school A-levels.
  • All applicants are expected to be able to sing or play drums, bass, guitar or keyboards to the standard required for public performance.
  • All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Popular Music Performance and Production (Hons)
Solent University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!