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Music (Film Music) with Foundation Year

Leeds Conservatoire

36 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Refine your composition, arranging and production skills anddevelop an entrepreneurial approach to working in the filmmusic industry. Our Music (Film Music) with Foundation Year route at Leeds Conservatoire  gives you an extrayear to focus on your musical development.


Industry Demand 

Film composers garner world-wide recognitionfor their work, and writing music for the movingimage has fast become an attractive careeroption for composers seeking creative flexibilityand a high rate of royalty-based income.Developed to meet the growing demand for freshtalent, our degree in Film Music builds on ourestablished expertise in music production as wellas our impressive roster of alumni who have goneon to compose work for independent films,Hollywood blockbusters and studios run by highprofile practitioners such as Hans Zimmer.

Unique experience at Music (Film Music) with Foundation Year route at Leeds Conservatoire 

This is the first course of its kind in a UKconservatoire and uniquely combines one-to-onecomposition tuition, production sessions in MacLabs, and a wide variety of supporting topicssuch as harmony, orchestration and historical,cultural and professional studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Specialist study
  •  Specialist group study
  • Aural and Theory
  • Musicianship Skills
  • Contextual Studies Foundation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


360 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’ 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 Version 2 2021/22 portfolio to ensure they are suitable for the course and to identify those applicants who need to take a Theory module at Level 3

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 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 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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