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Clearing 2017 via Kingston University
Clearing 2017 via Kingston University

Popular Music BA(Hons): Course features

What this course offers you

  • Our students are from a diverse range of backgrounds and come with a variety of previous popular music experiences.
  • The course focuses on developing an understanding of theory through creative music practice and is taught by supportive staff with industry experience, who will help you to develop to your full potential.
  • The course capitalises on our industry partnerships, including those with the Science Museum and the British Library.
  • We study a diverse range of popular genres including hip hop, grime, reggae, ska, dub, two tone, jazz, funk, blues, soul, folk, EDM, punk, rock, 50s and 60s pop, gospel, R&B / neo-soul. The course is taught using the unique tape-based analogue Visconti Studio.
  • Optional modules in the second and third year allow you to follow your own interests and career goals.
  • Skills fostered by this type of study include:
    • Creativity and self-expression
    • Critical thinking
    • Communication
    • Research
    • Self-discipline and organisation.
  • Kingston is just 30 minutes from central London, a major centre of the cultural arts in the UK, allowing easy access to music venues, events, studios, labels and publishers.

Clearing hotline

0800 0483 334*

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call:

+44 20 8328 1149

*Calls are free from a landline. Mobile charges may apply – please check with your provider.

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Location

This course is taught at Kingston Hill

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Clearing hotline

0800 0483 334*

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call:

+44 20 8328 1149

*Calls are free from a landline. Mobile charges may apply – please check with your provider.

Contact us

Admissions team

Location

This course is taught at Kingston Hill

View Kingston Hill on our Google Maps
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