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Music (Jazz) with Foundation year (Hons)

Leeds Conservatoire

48 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Music (Jazz) with Foundation year (Hons) degree at Leeds Conservatoire  was the first in the UK, andover the last 50 years we've become a leading authority in jazzacross the UK and Europe. Our Foundation Year route givesyou an extra year to focus on your musical development.


Improvisation during the Music (Jazz) with Foundation year (Hons) degree at Leeds Conservatoire

Improvisation is the very essence of jazz, and away of life at Leeds Conservatoire. We provide auniquely supportive and collaborative space inwhich you can explore, experiment and createyour own unique sound.

A culture of collaboration

You'll play with jazz musicians from allbackgrounds, from raw talent to polished, andfrom progressive to purist. You'll also benefitfrom working alongside students from otherpathways, collaborating with producers, soundengineers, composers and entrepreneurs on yourown independent projects.

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

  • 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

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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