Music: Music at Liverpool Hope offers a distinctive blend of practical and academic studies, which explore a wide range of styles, genres and repertoires. You will be taught by staff recognised internationally for their research and expertise in composition, electro acoustic music, performance and musicology. Popular Music: The Popular Music combined honours programme is designed to equip students with the appropriate academic knowledge and skills to enter the contemporary popular music industries. The programme is designed along three strands: 'Studying Popular Music', 'Playing Popular Music' and 'The Business of Popular Music'. Each of these strands is designed to interact, but also represent discrete opportunities for students to specialise in very specific areas.