Music and Sound FdA

University of West London

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Course info

UCAS CODE W331
Most popular music practitioners are freelancers pursuing a diverse portfolio of activities; consequently, today’s music professionals need to be multi-skilled and adaptable so that they can take full advantage of any opportunities that come their way. A Foundation Degree is a combined academic and vocational qualification, equivalent to two thirds of an honours degree. It is anticipated that those who complete the Foundation Degree in Music & Sound will progress to the BA (Hons) top-up in ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Academy of Music and Sound (Exeter) | 2 Years | SEP-23

Key stats

Uni rankings

CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
77th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
58th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Full Time
2 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 - 45 = 55% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

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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
Music
47%
Drama
25%
English Literature
18%
History
12%
Media Studies
12%

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Latest Music Studies reviews

Music Studies
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Electronic Music Composition MMus

UWL is a great Uni. The course is really catered well to the subject matter and I have been very impressed. It has...
SR
Student Reviewer
29 Oct 13

Music Composition BMus (Hons)

Studied Music Composition BMus and the experience was better than I'd expected. Great lecturers in particular, nice...

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How Music Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 4 reviews

5 star 75%
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3 star 25%
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Student rating ( 3.8) 188 reviews

5 star 27%
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University of West London
CUG ranking
77th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
The University of West London (UWL) is situated in the London borough of Ealing, a leafy enclave to the west of the city. The institution is widely known as the 'Career University’, an accolade adopted by UWL in recognition of its excellent teaching standards and high graduate employment rates. The university is comprised of nine academic Schools and Colleges: The Claude Littner Business School School of Computing and Engineering School of Law London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism London School of Film, Media and Design London College of Music School of Human and Social Sciences School of Biomedical Sciences College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare These schools operate across three main campuses.

Where you'll study

University of West London

8 Coombe Street, Exeter,
EX1 1DB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Exeter Central  0.2 miles away