100 UCAS points from A-Levels or equivalent qualifications.AS Levels may not be counted towards the points total.
GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above (or equivalent).
Mature applicants will be considered, on merit, upon receipt of formal application.
Please note there are no Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) opportunities available for this course.
If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience you may still be considered
Language entry requirements :
The University accepts the following minimum English language standards for entry to its degree courses.
You must have at least one of the following standards in English to enter a degree or diploma course:
An IELTS score of 6.0, or a TOEFL score of 550 (or 213 for the computer-based test)
Pearson PTE Academic score of 54
A pass in the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) examination
A pass in the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) examination
GCSE/GCE O Level grade C or equivalent British-based examination
For selected countries, a good pass in English in the final year of secondary school (this being the equivalent of year 13 in England and Wales), or
Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the British Council (as listed in the British Council NARIC Guide) or an equivalent body
For entry to the BA (Hons) English Language and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programmes, you will need a score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, since this is a special award which includes an international qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
You will also study modules focused on, Contextual Studies, The Entrepreneurial Mindset in the Performance Industries, Research and Intelligence in the Performance Industries and you will complete a professional work project, based on a topic of your choice.
As the course is professionally focused, there is less emphasis on traditional teaching methods such as lectures and tutorials. Instead, you will learn by participating in ensemble rehearsals, in-class demonstrations, practical hands-on application, listening, analysis, seminars/workshops, notation, independent learning and practice, out-of-class group rehearsals, field visits, peer critique, discussion forums, touring practice, and engagement with practitioners within the workplace.
You will take an in-depth look at entrepreneurship in the Performance Industries, investigating how you can make your mark in a competitive industry, as well as examining key issues surrounding music creation and production.