801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LQ, United Kingdom

Popular Music - Kingston University

**Why choose this course?** – This course received 90 per cent for teaching satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018). – Kingston’s facilities include recording studios, rehearsal rooms, a synthesis/sampling lab and the analogue/digital hybrid Visconti Studio, created in partnership with record producer Tony Visconti. – Kingston is just 30 minutes from central London, allowing easy access to music venues, events, studios, labels and publishers. **About this course** On this course, you’ll compose, perform, record and write about a broad range of popular music genres, developing musical and academic skills. You’ll learn approaches, techniques and styles for making music and will be encouraged to develop your musical identity. You’ll also explore careers in music and develop an understanding of the music business. A work placement will prepare you for your future career. There are options to specialise in songwriting, music education, sound and music for media, live sound and event management, music journalism, music and politics, and to undertake a special study in the Visconti Studio. In your final year, you’ll work with a supervisor on a project which showcases your professional skills within a focused area.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250