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Music (Popular)

University of Hull

36 months
14800 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Become part of a creative community of performers, composers, songwriters, producers, music psychologists, and writers with this Music (Popular) (Hons) programme from The University of Hull.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Pursue your creative endeavours – whether that’s as a performer on stage or in the studio, a radio broadcast, a songwriter, a music technologist, or an events organiser promoting gigs in the region.

To thrive in today’s fast-moving music culture, you’ll need a wide range of musical and technical skills, and to be able to work confidently with others across a range of professional contexts.

In this Music (Popular) (Hons) programme from The University of Hull , your practical work will culminate in a large-scale project that will be a stepping stone into your chosen career.

You'll study a range of technical skills to enable you to realise your best work. Core skills might include: project management, rehearsal techniques, music theory and lyric analysis, fluency with key pieces of music software, research skills, social media skills for promoting your work, and festival programming.

Your future prospects

  • Musician
  • Composer
  • Radio producer
  • Music promoter
  • Recording artist
  • Teacher

This degree will give you a head start in a competitive industry, as you graduate with a portfolio of material ready for your CV. 

A key skill you’ll gain is how to communicate professionally, confidently and effectively, both through your craft and face-to-face, giving you a useful advantage in the jobs market. You’ll also have access to our network of professional partners, providing opportunities for live projects, work experience, masterclasses and more.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Creating Recorded Music
  • Creating Live Music
  • Core Music Techniques
  • Applied Music
  • Music; Criticism and Culture
  • Music and its Histories

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from: 

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 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 Hull

729 - 1384 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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