BA (Hons)

Music Performance and Production

Entry requirements

112

points required

UCAS Tariff Points: 112 points required.

(Minimum 72 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.).

If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.

GCSEs:
GCSE English Language at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy are accepted in place of GCSEs.
ABRSM:
ABRSM Grade 5 Theory or equivalent is required and should be included within your qualifications. Also an involvement and interest in music production and/or performance activities, should be evidenced in your personal statement.
Access to HE Diploma:
Pass overall with a minimum of 112 UCAS tariff points.
Scottish Awards:
Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade B at Higher Level.
Irish Leaving Certificate:
Minimum of 5 subjects at Grade C1 or above at Higher Level of which at least 3 must be at B2.
Selection Criteria

Your personal statement should show: Evidence of aptitude for music performance. Evidence of ability to contribute to and develop music performances in a variety of contexts. Evidence of ability to contribute with others in a performance setting to a balanced musical ensemble. Evidence of willingness to extend musical and performing talent through technology. Evidence of a breadth of musical and performing experience. Evidence of commitment to self-motivated independent study.

Portfolio Required

All suitable candidates will be required to submit a portfolio evidencing their musical, artistic and creative ability along with written assessments that demonstrate your general knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject area. Further guidance will be provided to applicants when they are asked to submit a portfolio.

International baccalaureate

25 Points

IELTS

IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.

Mature applicants:

Our university welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. All students will be considered through the contextual admissions policy described above. If you do not meet the requirements through the contextual admissions policy, we may still be able to make you an offer if you have recent relevant work experience through our ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ policy. Please ensure that you list both your qualifications and any relevant work experience in your application so that we can consider you under both schemes where applicable..

All applicants should meet our standard entry requirements of GCSE grade C in English language and, where specified, Maths. Alternative qualifications such as functional skills are accepted in lieu of GCSEs for most courses.

 

If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.

Selection Criteria

Your personal statement should show: Evidence of aptitude for music performance. Evidence of ability to contribute to and develop music performances in a variety of contexts. Evidence of ability to contribute with others in a performance setting to a balanced musical ensemble. Evidence of willingness to extend musical and performing talent through technology. Evidence of a breadth of musical and performing experience. Evidence of commitment to self-motivated independent study.

Portfolio Required

All suitable candidates will be required to submit a portfolio evidencing their musical, artistic and creative ability along with written assessments that demonstrate your general knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject area. Further guidance will be provided to applicants when they are asked to submit a portfolio.

International baccalaureate

25 Points

IELTS

IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.

Additional entry requirements:
Verify your qualifications
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