You will be taught through lectures, workshops and seminars. All students gain hands-on experience in the use of recording equipment and computer-based music technology. If you study solo performance and receive individual tuition for your instrument/voice.
Your work will be assessed through course work such as essays, folios of exercises or compositions, practical work or recordings, seminar presentations and write-ups, class tests and written evaluations. There are no formal written examinations. If you study performance you will be assessed through a recital.
Music has a thriving community of students from many countries including Erasmus students and exchange students from Europe and the USA. The University has good language support for students whose first language is not English.
Each year a small number of BMus or BA Music students choose to spend one or two semesters of their second year at a university in the USA, gaining credit for modules taken there which is accepted in lieu of credit from Kingston Level 2 modules.