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Popular Music BMus (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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Course info

UCAS CODE W3W8
About the courseIf youre passionate about popular music and want to take your skills as a performer, songwriter, and audio studio professional to the next level, then our Popular Music degree is for you. Popular music is a highly competitive industry, so we’ll do all we can to help you on your way to a career. We’ll give you the opportunity to develop industry-standard practices and techniques, while learning how to break the rules to unleash your creativity.Why study Popular Music at ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 25-SEP-23

Key stats

Uni rankings

CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
59th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
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 - 75 = 25% 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
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

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
Details

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
73%
Mathematics
22%
English Literature
14%
Physics
12%
History
11%

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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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland 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 Wales Students from Wales
Wales 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 Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland 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 Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£15,000 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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£15,000 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

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Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Music Technology and Popular Music BA (Hons)

There is always plenty to do at the university of Huddersfield. There are a fair amount of societies at the university,...
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Music Technology and Popular Music BA (Hons)

The university is quite good at the courses that it teaches. My lectures and lecturers are easy to understand, and the...

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How Popular Music students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 11 reviews

5 star 10%
4 star 54%
3 star 36%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 760 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 48%
3 star 22%
2 star 3%
1 star 3%
University of Huddersfield
CUG ranking
59th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.8)
The University of Huddersfield is an award-winning university where students benefit from inspirational teaching and excellent facilities and resources, all on one amazing, friendly campus. Students can be confident in its high standard of teaching as the institution ranks in the top three in England for the proportion of staff who hold doctorates, have higher degrees, and who hold teaching qualifications (HESA, 2022). The university has six academic schools: Applied Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Huddersfield Business School, Computing and Engineering, Education and Professional Development and Human and Health Sciences. There are lots of course choices available across these schools, with the option available to combine more than one subject.

Where you'll study

University of Huddersfield

Queensgate Huddersfield
Kirklees
HD1 3DH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Huddersfield  0.2 miles away