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Digital Music with Foundation Year in Popular Music BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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Course info

UCAS CODE DM03
Got a passion for music production? Hoping to pursue a music degree here at Solent University? This year-long popular music production foundation programme is structured to equip you with the broad range of production skills you’ll need to progress onto a full degree.Students will spend the year building production skills and industry awareness, working alongside our experienced course team on a range of different equipment. Available facilities include:five recording studios and four mix ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
33rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
100th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
75th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Full Time
4 Years

Music

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 75 = 25% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Music graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Music graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Music

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Media Studies
30%
Music
28%
English Literature
21%
Psychology
14%
English Language
13%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£11,660 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Popular Music reviews

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Ana
07 Oct 19

Popular Music Production BSc (Hons)

It’s been so amazing, I’ve never thought it would be that nice. You just have to work hard for it to be an amazing...
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Danny
04 Oct 19

Popular Music Performance and Production BA (Hons)

Great, Solent is an unforgettable uni to be in. Highly recommended . Make sure you know what topics you’re going to be...

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How Popular Music students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 46 reviews

5 star 42%
4 star 31%
3 star 21%
2 star 4%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,480 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 50%
3 star 15%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

Solent University (Southampton)

East Park Terrace Southampton
SO14 0YN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Southampton Central  0.4 miles away

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