University of West London

Course Introduction

This course draws on expertise and inspiration from a wide range of cultural influences. It will also give you life'changing skills and an in'depth knowledge of the mechanics, marketing, promotion and psychology of a performer.

Course Modules

Level 4: Composition (2 core modules); music history B: Western (20th / 21st century) ; general musicianship; introduction to technology; the role of music management. Level 5: Composition (2 core modules); collections societies and industry associations; live event management; supporting modules: advanced musicianship; orchestration and arranging; special topic (e.g. classical, jazz, contemporary); music in industry. Level 6: Composition (2 core modules); festival studies; music management; supporting modules: music project (single or double); advanced orchestration and arranging; music education workshop; music management.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BMus (Hons) £9,350  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BMus (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
6 years
Part Time
BMus (Hons) £6,650  Academic year. First year overseas fees
6 years
Part Time
BMus (Hons) £6,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 112-128
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma