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Music: Composition BA (Hons)

York St John University

Student rating
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( 4.1) 1059 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE W3R5
At the heart of the courses are our innovative ensemble modules where students of all years work together, often with staff, to create a varied programme of performances which enhance university life and support the wider community. We embrace music of all genres and students may be part of African drumming groups as well as a string quartet, or a ukulele orchestra as well as a concert band. Our courses follow this inclusive approach to music, coupled with appropriate specialisation. There are ... 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.
95th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
111th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
62nd

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
Full Time
3 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 - 70 = 30% 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
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
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Tuition fees

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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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£12,750 per year
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Latest Music Composition reviews

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Tom
25 Oct 17

good...
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Student Reviewer
17 Dec 16

Perfect, very supportive and although I had some problems with university halls now I've moved to private housing my...

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How Music Composition students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 18 reviews

5 star 12%
4 star 56%
3 star 27%
2 star 5%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,059 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 53%
3 star 16%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%
York St John University
CompUniGuide ranking
111th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
York St John University is situated on a single campus, across 11 acres of ground and within walking distance to the centre of York. The university has invested £46 million to enhance the facilities on campus since 2011 and now boasts bioscience laboratories, a multi-purpose sports park, and dedicated newsrooms, editing suites and music production facilities. The university will also welcome a Creative Centre in 2021 which boasts views of York Minster, flexible teaching spaces and a 200-seat auditorium. It will be a space to cultivate creativity and breathe life into new ideas.

Where you'll study

York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk York
YO31 7EX United Kingdom Nearest train station: York  0.4 miles away