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Staffordshire University

Music Performance and Industry

UCAS Code: W315

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

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Musicianship and performance studies

**Please note this qualification is delivered by our academic partner institution: LMA.**

The BA (Hons) Music Performance and Industry degree at LMA is designed to cultivate  and develop you as the artist or performer that you want to be.

Whether you are part of  a band, a solo performer, songwriter, composer, session musician or producer, LMA will  develop your skills and prepare you for work in the music industry. 

Within this course are five distinct pathways: 

? Music Performance & Industry  
? Music Performance & Industry (Drums) 
? Music Performance & Industry (Guitar) 
? Music Performance & Industry (Piano) 
? Music Performance & Industry (Vocals) 

After your first year of study there is an opportunity for you to study modules in your second and third years that will allow you to specialise in a particular area using your pathway choice. You will, upon successful completion of these modules, at the end of your program of study have your pathway specialism acknowledged on your degree certificate and transcript. However, should you decide to follow a study route by taking different specialism modules you will ,upon successful completion of your degree, attain the main subject degree.

LMA Liverpool  You will study using world class facilities in a vibrant city that boasts international  football success, musical heritage and a cultural scene to rival any major city in the  world! 

LMA London (subject to site approval)  You will study in the creative hub of the capital surrounded by internationally renowned  creative and innovative artists and organisations with world class facilities.   

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£8,500
per year
England
£8,500
per year
EU
£8,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,500
per year
Scotland
£8,500
per year
Wales
£8,500
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

LMA Liverpool

LMA London

Department:

Creative Arts and Engineering

TEF rating:
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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

98%
UK students
2%
International students
36%
Male students
64%
Female students
86%
2:1 or above
16%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
C

After graduation


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Musicianship and performance studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£17,316
med
Average annual salary
95%
med
Employed or in further education
45%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

40%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
15%
Design occupations
6%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

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

Musicianship and performance studies

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

£14k

£14k

£17k

£17k

£19k

£19k

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