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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Applied Music

UCAS Code: W301

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B

Scottish Higher

A,B,B

UCAS Tariff

80-87

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62%
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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Applied music and musicianship

Do you want to study music in your home region, in any genre or style, and prepare yourself for the music industry of the future? If so, then this BA (Hons) Applied Music course has been designed for you. Studying traditional, Celtic, pop, jazz, classical or rock, this course will give you the opportunity to explore the culture of the Highlands and Islands and focus your study towards the application of music in a variety of professional contexts. Addressing the modern needs of the professional musician, you will study with top individuals in their fields, and develop skills in business, finance, enterprise, networking and communication which will help you access opportunities nationally, in Europe and the USA.

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£1,820
per year
International
£11,100
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

West Highland College UHI

Orkney College UHI

Inverness College UHI

Moray College UHI

Argyll College UHI

Shetland College UHI

North Highland College UHI

Perth College UHI

Lews Castle College UHI

Department:

Creative and Cultural Industries

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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.

82%
high
Applied music and musicianship

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

89%
Staff make the subject interesting
91%
Staff are good at explaining things
89%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
84%
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

75%
Library resources
79%
IT resources
75%
Course specific equipment and facilities
69%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

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.

Applied music and musicianship

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

£13k

£13k

£8k

£8k

£12k

£12k

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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Post-six month graduation stats:

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Graduate field commentary:

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While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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