What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades BCC including Music Grade B or related subject.
Extended Diploma in Music or related subject accepted at grade Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM) accepted.
A minimum of 27 points required in addition to evidence of Music ability and/or other graded Music qualifications.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers65%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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
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
Music at Bath Spa University is an exciting practical and creative course that concentrates on performance and composition. Throughout the course you can study practical areas, such as classical, jazz and musical theatre performance, with academic content including musicology relating to different styles and genres. We have a large team of instrumental/vocal teachers and a busy programme of masterclasses, visiting speakers and concerts. Benefit from great facilities and the opportunity to participate in a wide range of ensembles. Be supported by dynamic staff with national and international reputations. Specialise in areas such as: music psychology, community music, opera, and musical theatre. Compose in a wide variety of styles and have the opportunity to work with film, new media and dance students.
In Year One you’ll study performance, including weekly one-to-one instrumental/vocal lessons, composition in a wide range of styles and genres, music technology in industry standard labs, world music lectures and practical workshops, musicology lectures and seminars, research and study skills. In Year Two we emphasise employability skills in music teaching, music management and promotion and the industry generally. There is also the opportunity to undertake a placement in a music organisation of your choice. You’ll also take on optional modules as you specialise in your areas of particular strength and interest. Finally, in Year Three you have more freedom for creative output in specialisms such as performance, opera and musical theatre, composition, creative projects you design, community music projects and experimental work in music psychology together with the choice of a range of supporting modules. For more information please refer to our website.
Students here enjoy the best of many worlds a unique cultural heritage, inspiring and beautiful campuses and the buzz of Bath, a UK top 10 creative city. There's a real community feel and countless opportunities to unleash your potential. Bath Spa Students' Union was awarded a Gold Green Impact award from the NUS. We might be small but the Union's RAG group raised over 10,000 for charity.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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