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Popular Music BA (Hons)

University of Derby

Student rating
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Course info

UCAS CODE W340
This course is designed for practising musicians who want to understand the technical environment within which commercial music takes place. The BA (Hons) Popular Music programme is one of the few courses of its type in the country and is designed to equip you with the ability to interact and innovate within a vibrant environment, nurturing a specialism in popular music and related industries. The area of popular music is a dynamic, well established creative aspect of the music industry ... 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.
67th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
99th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
77th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
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 - 80 = 20% 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
£17,000
UK Music graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£14,045 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,045 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Popular Music reviews

Popular Music
SR
Student Reviewer
09 Jan 15

Popular Music BA (Hons)

Great teachers, lessons are applicable. Even it's a small uni, but people are really close and they are all lovely! I...

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How Popular Music students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 2 reviews

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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,231 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 51%
3 star 17%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Derby
CompUniGuide ranking
99th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
At the University of Derby, they believe anything is possible. With a broad range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, that can help you get your career off to a great start. They know how important it is to have the best teaching, and are proud to be rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework; but they also offer so much more, with some of the best university facilities in the country, opportunities for industry experience and practical, hands-on learning to make your studies relevant to life after graduation. To help broaden your horizons, they offer a wide range of opportunities to study abroad, whatever your subject – a great way to experience a different culture, meet new people and add to your CV. Open days Derby hold Open Days throughout the year, giving you plenty of opportunity to come and explore.

Where you'll study

University of Derby

Kedleston Road Derby
DE22 1GB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Peartree  1.8 miles away

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