University Of Sunderland
Campus: City Campus , Sunderland
Applied Music Practice
2.0 Years • 100% Funding Available
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This two-year course combines academic study with work-based learning and it is designed with job opportunities for musicians in mind.

At the end of the course, you could immediately apply for a job. Alternatively, you could progress to the BA (Hons) Music (Top-Up) at the University of Sunderland. This would ‘top-up’ your qualification to an honours degree, with one year of additional study at the University.


  • Creative Digital Technologies (20 credits)
  • Practical Arranging (20 credits)
  • Venue Performing (20 credits)
  • Harmony and Analysis (20 credits)
  • Applied Music Project (20 credits)
  • Teaching and Facilitating Music (10 credits)
  • Health and Safety in The Music Industry (10 credits)
  • Popular Music in Context (20 credits)
  • Practical Arranging (20 credits)
  • Venue Performing (20 credits)
  • Harmony and Analysis (20 credits)
  • Applied Music Project (40 credits)
  • Creative Digital Technologies (South Tyneside College) or Composing (Sunderland College) (20 credits)

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This course provides skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to the all-round, versatile musician working in today's music environments. The range of potential careers includes performing, teaching, arts management and entrepreneurship in the creative sector.

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Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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Congratulations, you are eligible for 100% tuition fee funding from the British Government. For more information visit our Student Finance page.

After submitting your application to the University, and being accepted, Ucademics will guide you through all the steps needed for you to apply to the student finance program.

UK and European Union students are eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan given by a British Government Organization called Student Finance England, which is paid directly to your university, independent of your grades or your family’s income.

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International students
£ 8,200
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Tuition Fees are paid per year. The value above represents the tuition fee for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The tuition fees might be subject to minor increases each year due to inflation.

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University Of Sunderland
City Campus
Edinburgh Building
Chester Road
0191 515 3000
0191 515 3805

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