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ACM (The Academy of Contemporary Music)

Creative Artistry - Lyrics / Rap / MC

UCAS Code: CAMC

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Other options

2.0 years | Full-time (intensive) | 2021

Subject

Music

This bespoke study option has been created for those wishing to pursue a career as a Lyricist / MC / Rapper. You will study towards a BA (Hons) in Music Industry Practice and join the Creative Artist Route of the programme. Where you would like to personalise your studies further, our innovative curriculum means that these recommended Elective Modules may be switched for other Elective Modules listed on our website, according to your preferences and aspirations for the future. Other Modules you will study include Songcraft, Technology & Performance, Technical Studies, Stagecraft and Presentation, Music Information Technology and Creative Audio Technology. The programme is delivered in an accelerated fashion over two years (or available as a three year option with integrated foundation year for those who need / would like more time to develop academically, technically or creatively) and is validated by Middlesex University.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

ACM Guildford

ACM Birmingham

ACM London

Department:

Academy of Contemporary Music

TEF rating:
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What students say


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60%
low
Music

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Music

Teaching and learning

75%
Staff make the subject interesting
81%
Staff are good at explaining things
71%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
69%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

48%
Library resources
54%
IT resources
61%
Course specific equipment and facilities
31%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


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