Manchester Metropolitan University

Music

UCAS Code: W301 A
BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2015
Ucas points guide

240-280

% applicants receiving offers

44%

Subjects
  • Music
Student score
75% MED
% employed or in further study
79% LOW
Average graduate salary
£14k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
MMM

BTEC Level 3 Diploma
DD

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MMM

International Baccalaureate
28

UCAS tariff points
240-280

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 240-280 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

44%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

It is a predominantly practical course. Our Arts Council funded Arts Centre offers a full programme of visiting professional companies and artists. Facilities include a professional state-of-the-art digital recording complex, a multimedia suite, rehearsal suites and a concert performance space. Instrumental or vocal lessons included as part of your programme of study.

Modules

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Manchester Metropolitan University

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MMU is a thriving and diverse community of students from all professions ranging from artists and teachers to business leaders and scientists. Whatever course you choose you'll have access to great industry links and opportunities in one of the UK's most popular student cities. We're two thirds of the way through a £350 million building programme including a new students' union planned for 2014.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 84%
Student score 75% MED
Able to access IT resources

100%

Staff made the subject interesting

90%

Library resources are satisfactory

75%

Feedback on work has been helpful

93%

Feedback on work has been prompt

74%

Staff are good at explaining things

92%

Received sufficient advice and support

75%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
6% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
31% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
338 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
69% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
19% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 79% LOW
Average graduate salary £14k LOW
Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

7%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

7%

Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

21%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Music is a popular degree subject and a little over 4,600 degrees were awarded to UK graduates in 2012. Most were working after six months – but postgraduate study (usually continuing with music) is quite common and a lot of graduates go into music teaching, often as freelance or travelling music teachers of particular instruments. Obviously, many music graduates get work as musicians as well, or work as sound recordists and in similar technical roles. Music is important in advertising and so a lot of graduates go into this industry and management is also a popular job role for music graduates. Because a lot of musician work is temporary or freelance, the most common way for new graduates to get jobs in music is through their own contacts, so learning how to make good use of networks and contacts might help in your career.
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