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Music (Folk with Popular) (Hons)

Leeds Conservatoire

36 months
17500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Develop your skillset in more than one subject area and studywith a wider range of expert staff. You 'II take your SpecialistStudy modules in Folk and your Specialist Group Studymodules in Popular Music with the Music (Folk with Popular) (Hons) at Leeds Conservatoire 


Folk origins

As a performer, composer, or both, you willexplore folk music from its origins in the oraltradition and its interpretation through differentcultures and musicians. You'll discover thedifferent functions of folk music and howtraditions have evolved in different communitiesand nations, and how those traditions have beenpreserved.

Artistic identity 

We champion original material, and encourageyou to take creative risks. By the end of your Music (Folk with Popular) (Hons) at Leeds Conservatoire, you will be aspecialist in your chosen discipline and will haveestablished your individual artistic identity andvoice as a musician, whilst possessing a breadthof understanding, knowledge and transferableskills that will support you throughout yourfuture career.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Specialist study
  • Reflective practice
  • Contextual studies
  • Professional studies

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: 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: Performers are expected to demonstrate at audition a playing/singing standard of Grade 8 (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 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

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