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Music (Production, Performance and Enterprise), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Music (Production, Performance and Enterprise) degree offered at the University of Westminster will equip you for a successful career in all areas of the commercial and popular music industries. 
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Overview

The Music (Production, Performance and Enterprise) degree offered at the University of Westminster will inspire you to develop expertise and experience in the key fields of commercial music: music production; music performance; music business/enterprise. Nowadays, only by having knowledge and understanding of all three specific areas will you be sufficiently prepared for employment and a sustained career in music.

You might enter the course with a combination of aspirations to be a music artist, producer, performer, songwriter, composer, musicologist, journalist, DJ, technologist, entrepreneur, business specialist or educator - this course nurtures those aspirations, whilst also ensuring that a broad range of music-related skills are developed as well. 

The course also incorporates a strong focus on reflective practice and contextual studies, meaning that our students are positioned to become innovators and thought leaders for the future of the music industries, which change constantly and are impacted significantly by advances in technology advance.

Careers

Graduates of the course are therefore empowered to follow a specific future career path, whilst also exhibiting the transferable skills required for employment in all areas of the music industry.

Westminster music students have gone on to have successful careers as: 

  • music artists;
  •  freelance musicians;
  •  music producers; 
  • studio engineers; songwriters; 
  • film sound designers; 
  • music publishers; 
  • branding and marketing experts; 
  • artist managers,
  •  record label executives;
  •  music venue managers;
  •  live music promoters;
  •  social media managers; 
  • entertainment lawyers; 
  • music journalists.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Artist Development
  • Individual and Professional Development
  • Music Business and Enterprise (Core for Enterprise pathway)
  • Music in Context
  • Music Industries Management
  • Performance and Musicianship (Core for Music Performance pathway)
  • Producing Music (Core for Music Production pathway)
  • Recording Techniques
  • Emerging Music Markets
  • Individual and Professional Development
  • Bridging Into Work
  • Final Major Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A Levels – CCC to BBB
  • International Baccalaureate – 27 points. We also welcome applications from students taking the IB Career related Programme
  • BTEC Extended Diploma – MMM to DDM
  • BTEC Diploma – DD to D*D*
  • Access – 96 to 120 UCAS Tariff points from the Access course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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