Show Clearing 2021 courses
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Popular Music BMus (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

Student rating
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Course info

UCAS CODE W340
**This ground-breaking degree embraces popular music in its many forms from the mainstream to the underground and puts exploration and experimentation in creative practice at the heart of the degree.**Collaboration with Matthew Herberts Accidental Records has enabled us to create NX Records, an independent record label based at Goldsmiths, giving us the potential to promote Goldsmiths students work on an international stage.**Why study BMus Popular Music at Goldsmiths?**This programme will ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 26-SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
127th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
68th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-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
£15,000
UK Music graduate salary
£19,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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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
77%
English Literature
34%
Mathematics
19%
History
14%
Psychology
10%

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Latest Popular Music reviews

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19 Dec 18

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26 Oct 17

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I love it here. Supportive environment and I have learnt a lot so...

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How Popular Music students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 8 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 50%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 976 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 53%
3 star 22%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Goldsmiths, University of London
CompUniGuide ranking
68th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Founded in 1891, Goldsmiths' College has been part of the University of London for over 100 years, and in that time has built a world-class reputation for its research, and comprehensive range of innovative degree courses spanning the arts, social sciences, humanities, computing and law. The university’s New Cross campus in South East London is well known for its active arts and music scene, and consistently produces new and exciting artists, some of whom go on to become established cultural icons. Goldsmiths' is highly rated for the quality of its research and for its Media and Communications department in particular. The university is in the top 10 in the UK for research intensity (Complete University Guide). Students benefit from being part of the tight-knit creative community which forms around the nucleus of Goldsmiths' single, centralised campus.

Where you'll study

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London New Cross London
Lewisham
SE14 6NW United Kingdom Nearest tube station: New Cross  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: New Cross  0.1 miles away

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