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Music (Film Music) (Hons)

Leeds Conservatoire

36 months
Duration
18300 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Writing music for the moving image has become an increasingly attractive career option. Refine your composition, arranging and production skills and develop an entrepreneurial approach to working in the film music industry with the Music (Film Music) (Hons) programme at Leeds Conservatoire.

Overview

Industry Demand

Film composers garner world-wide recognition for their work, and writing music for the moving image has fast become an attractive career option for composers seeking creative flexibility and a high rate of royalty-based income. Developed to meet the growing demand for freshtalent, our degree in Film Music builds on our established expertise in music production as well as our impressive roster of alumni who have gone on to compose work for independent films, Hollywood blockbusters and studios run by high profile practitioners such as Hans Zimmer.

Unique experience

This is the first Music (Film Music) (Hons) programme at Leeds Conservatoire of its kind in a UK conservatoire and uniquely combines one-to-one composition tuition, production sessions in MacLabs, and a wide variety of supporting topics such as harmony, orchestration and historical, cultural and professional studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Specialist Study 
  • Specialist Group Study 
  • Film Music in Context
  • Contextual Studies 
  • Professional Studies 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Entry Requirements: 96 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 studies or equivalent, which normally include A Level Music or a BTEC Extended Diploma in a Music-related subject. 
  • A minimum of three GCSEs including English Language at Grade C / Grade 4 or above or equivalent international qualification, e.g. IELTS 6.0 (5.5 in each component).
  • Other Entry Requirements: Applicants’ understanding of applied music theory will be assessed at interview where they will be asked questions about the theoretical elements of the pieces they have included in their portfolio to ensure that they are suitable for the course. They are expected to be at Grade 5 Music Theory standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18300 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

£15,000 for the Foundation Year, then £18,300 per year thereafter.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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