We recruit musicians to the following principal studies: Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass Guitar and Drum Kit.
In this Popular Music Performance (Hons) course at Leeds Arts University you will study in an artistic environment that offers collaborative opportunities with students across a range of creative disciplines, and have access to our bespoke music facilities. These include: a dedicated 24-track analogue/digital recording studio with ProTools integration and motorised Solid State Logic AWS924 desk; fully-integrated studio and live/ensemble rooms; auditorium with full live PA, lighting rig and video integration; sound-proofed instrumental teaching rooms; backline, microphones and effects processors plus access to our Mac suites.
Performance, production and composition are integral to our approach whilst providing you with a clear understanding of the business of music and the structure of the music industries. Our experienced tutors and visiting industry professionals will support and stimulate the development of technical skills necessary to thrive as a working musician in the 21st century creative world. On graduation, successful BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance students will have the choice of a wide range of career options.
Graduates of the BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance will be ready to pursue careers as artists, musical directors, and session, touring and theatrical musicians as well as arrangers, composers and producers.
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- Live performance is key, so you will participate in Ensemble Performance Workshops. When combined with stagecraft sessions these will give you the opportunity to perform on stage and in the recording studio in various ensembles and as an individual, whilst receiving expert guidance from experienced teaching staff.
- You will learn instrumental and performance techniques through specialised 1:1 tuition and dynamic ensemble groupings. This will allow you to refine and enhance your approach with the aim of achieving a high level of musical fluency. In addition to the development of your instrumental/vocal skills and the stimulation of your creativity and musical curiosity, the course also uniquely integrates the study of song writing, arranging, stagecraft, music production and entrepreneurial activity.
- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- - A portfolio of relevant practical work, demonstrating your ability and enthusiasm for the course you’re applying for.
- - You’ll need to have passed GCSE English Language or English Literature at grade C/grade 4 or above. For mature students, an Access to Higher Education qualification in art and design will also be acceptable to demonstrate English language ability.
International16400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Leeds
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Seven £2000 scholarships are available as a tuition fee discount for your first year of study. You can apply for the scholarship after receiving an offer to study here. Successful recipients will be informed during the first week of June.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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