Popular Music BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

Student rating
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( 4.2) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE W300
Why Popular Music?Our Popular Music degree equips you with a range of practical abilities, while you build a professional portfolio and network of contacts to help launch your career. You’ll develop skills in songwriting, performance, music production, visual media, live events and community music practice. With opportunities to work on live briefs and gain work experience on placements with organisations such as EMI, Universal Music, ITV, Warner Bros and the BBC, our graduates stand out from ... 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.
35th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
97th

Start date and duration

Start date
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 - 85 = 15% 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
£18,000
UK Music graduate salary
£18,000

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

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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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£14,700 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,700 per year
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International Students
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Latest Popular Music reviews

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Adam
19 Feb 20

Popular Music BA (Hons)

Overall I have enjoyed university so far as I have settled in better than I expected. I am glad that I have access to a...
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Anonymous
16 Nov 18

Popular Music BA (Hons)

Been a very fun environment to live and learn in and feel confident about future...

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How Popular Music students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 46 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 42%
3 star 8%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,647 reviews

5 star 36%
4 star 50%
3 star 13%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Gloucestershire
CompUniGuide ranking
97th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Gloucestershire prides itself on caring for the future of its students and the future of the planet. The university gives the freedom for individuals to express and push themselves. With a diverse, vibrant and closely connected community of over 8,000 students and staff, it’s an amazing environment for students to figure out their own direction and collaborate with others to reach their goals. Plus with small class sizes, lecturers who take time to get to know them and a range of dedicated professional service teams offering help and guidance, students can be sure that they’ll not only fit in at the University of Gloucestershire, but that they’ll get the support they need to thrive. The university provides professional-standard facilities across 3 unique campuses, in the historic and picturesque surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Where you'll study

University of Gloucestershire

Park Campus The Park Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2RH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cheltenham Spa  0.5 miles away