Do you want to study music in your home region, in any genre or style, and prepare yourself for the music industry of the future? If so, then this BA (Hons) Applied Music course has been designed for you.

Next start date
August/September 2024
Length of course
Full Time (4 Years) or Part Time (8 Years)
Mode of study
Full or Part Time
Mareel, and various other locations throughout the UHI network.
Entry requirements
3 Scottish Highers at grade ABB or above, OR 2 A levels at grade B or above Additional entry requirements, Grade 7 Associated Board or Trinity College or equivalent on first instrument (including grade 5 music theory or equivalent) Consideration will also be given to candidates who can demonstrate a high level of ability in one or more of: composition and creative skills; and music technology, including computer-based music production You will be required to attend an audition and interview to assess your technical ability
Bryan Peterson
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Studying traditional, Celtic, pop, jazz, classical or rock, this course will give you the opportunity to explore the culture of the Highlands and Islands and focus your study towards the application of music in a variety of professional contexts.

Addressing the modern needs of the professional musician, you will study with top individuals in their fields, and develop skills in business, finance, enterprise, networking and communication which will help you access opportunities nationally, in Europe and the USA.

This course is networked across the UHI - you learn through a combination of video conference lectures and tutorials, online study and face-to-face residential sessions with tutors and students from all across Scotland and beyond.

Access routes:

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