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Music (Classical) with foundation year (Hons)

Leeds Conservatoire

48 months
17500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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We believe that being a classical musician today involves mastery of technique, creative application of theory and adaptability - making you at home in any musical context and our Music (Classical) with foundation year (Hons) route at Leeds Conservatoire will give you an extra year to focus on your musical development.


A conservatoire education at the Music (Classical) with foundation year (Hons) route at Leeds Conservatoire

Built around a mixture of one-to-one tuition,ensemble work and seminars, this highly performance-based degree course supports your development into a fine specialist performer or composer, focusing on technique, artistic development and the commercial skills to earn a living in a highly competitive field.

A culture of collaboration 

We want you to explore a variety of influencesand genres, and whether you want to join ourChamber Orchestra, experiment with a cross-genre ensemble, or play on recordings for ourFilm Music students, you'll be immersed in aculture that encourages you to collaborate with arange of musicians and art forms.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Specialist Study Foundation
  • Specialist  Group Study Foundation
  • Aural and Theory
  • Musicianship Skills
  • Contextual Studies Foundation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Entry Requirements: 64 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 3 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 are expected to demonstrate at audition a playing/singing standard of Grade 6 (commensurate with ABRSM, London College of Music, Trinity College, Rock School (as appropriate for the pathway)).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17500 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • £14,500 for the Foundation Year then £17,500 per year thereafter for International students

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.


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