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Music (Artist Development)

East Riding College

UCAS Code: 4T8X | Higher National Diploma - HND

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Music

**This course is primarily designed for face to face learning with you attending your lessons for the specified hours within the validation document. However, there may be periods of study where the government advises TEC Partnership that it is not safe to open campuses or there is limited access due to social distancing measures. If the Campus is closed TEC Partnership will continue to deliver your sessions online and offer you the necessary support and resources remotely. If there is limited access due to social distancing measures a blended model will be adopted with some lessons happening in small groups and others happening using online sessions and support.**

When you join East Riding College to study music, you join a college situated in a region with a vibrant arts and culture scene. Our specialist music department is based at our Hull site, right at the centre of a city which thrives following its reign as City of Culture 2017.

We have rehearsal space, a professional recording studio and our own record label ERC Academy Records. The industry-inspired programme of study features an artist development course and students have the opportunity to perform in a range of venues across the region.

This course will provide an opportunity to develop the intellectual, creative and technical skills required to be a successful contemporary practitioner in the music industry at a high level.

Students will receive industry-specific tuition on instrumental skills, recording technology and performance, with the opportunity to become a promotional team, facilitating gigs both regionally and nationally. The course is oriented towards music industry work experience with opportunities to develop skills and work experience from teaching to entrepreneurship; both in the studio as well as music business.

The course is naturally aimed at musicians who would like to take the opportunity to extend their skills and an understanding of what is required of them in the music industry today while working on a full-time basis to a recognised higher education qualification. Students will complete the HNC music course in the first year and progress on to the HND music in the second year. We are offering this as a stand-alone course to all music practitioners who would like to develop their skills and benefit from work experience that is designed to self-actualise their dreams of a successful music career.

Modules

Creative Research Project (Pearson-set)
Creative Portfolio
Developing as an Artist
Plus four optional modules

Assessment methods

The delivery is entirely modular with no set exams as such. It is designed to be supportive to the student’s career with targeted projects set with regard to practical and academic development. This means you will be assessed in a variety of ways, including written assignments, work-based assignments, work experience, practical assessment, video portfolio development.

Tuition fees

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England
£5,495
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,495
per year
Scotland
£5,495
per year
Wales
£5,495
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Hull

Department:

Music

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

76%
med
Music

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Music

Teaching and learning

71%
Staff make the subject interesting
82%
Staff are good at explaining things
65%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
71%
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

81%
Library resources
50%
IT resources
59%
Course specific equipment and facilities
71%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

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

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

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The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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