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Information on entry requirements, the interview process, tuition fees, living costs, scholarships and bursaries.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Apply via UCAS Conservatoires
Application deadline: 3 October 2016
Please note we are still accepting applications for 2017 entry.
Institution code: L31

UCAS Course codes:
Jazz: 403F
Jazz with Classical: 706F
Jazz with Popular Music: 303F
Jazz with Production: 908F
Jazz with Foundation Year: W37F


ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


Single Pathway/Combined Degree

  • 96 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 studies, or equivalent, which normally include A Level Music or a BTEC Extended Diploma in a Music-related subject, and can include music grade exams.

  • A minimum of 3 GCSEs including English Language at grade C or above or equivalent.


Degree with Foundation Year

  • 64 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 studies, or equivalent, which normally include A Level Music or a BTEC Extended Diploma in a Music-related subject, and can include music grade exams.

  • A minimum of 3 GCSEs including English Language at grade C or above or equivalent.

Calculate your UCAS Tariff Points using the UCAS Calculator.

 

Music Entry Requirements


Single Pathway/Combined Degree

  • ABRSM Grade 5 Theory qualification or equivalent qualification (e.g Trinity).

  • ABRSM Grade 8 standard (performers) or ABRSM Grade 6 standard (composers) in specialist study instrument/voice (assessed at audition).

 

Degree with Foundation Year

  • ABRSM Grade 5 Theory standard (assessed at audition/interview). Students who are not at this level will have to take Theory as their major option in Year 1.

  • ABRSM Grade 6 standard in specialist study instrument/voice (assessed at audition)

 

AUDITION INFORMATION

Jazz applicants will need to complete an audition. Applicants combining Jazz with another genre will need to complete an audition for each pathway.

UK Applicant Audition Guides:

Guides for International and EU applicants can be found on our International How To Apply page.

Audition Fee & Travel Refund
A refund of audition fee and travel costs may be available for applicants from low income households.
Download further information and the refund application form.

Jazz Games

Our jazz lecturers have created a series of Flash games to help you improve your jazz performance skills – using live music recorded on campus.
Find out more.

 

Tuition Fees & Living Costs

2017/18 tuition fees are £9,250 per year for Home/EU students.
The fees are per academic year and may be subject to government-approved increases in future years.

Tuition fees pay for the cost of teaching, assessment, validation, the facilities, support and administration of your course.

Living Costs
It is cheaper to live in Leeds than many other UK cities including Manchester and London, however your living costs will vary according to your circumstances and your lifestyle expectations.

Download our rough guide to living expenses for first year students living away from home in Leeds.

Student Finance

Tuition Fee Loan
Home and EU students don't have to pay any tuition fees up-front, or while they are studying. You can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from the Student Loans Company and the fee will be paid directly to the conservatoire on your behalf.
Find out more.
 
Maintenance Loans
UK students (not EU) are entitled to Maintenance Loans to help pay for essential expenses such as accommodation, food, books and travel.
Find out more.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & BURSARIES

In addition to the statutory funding available, Leeds College of Music provides a range of additional Scholarships and Bursaries including:

  • Leeds College of Music Bursary

  • Travel and Audition Bursary for Applicants

  • Excellence Scholarships

  • The Alan Hawkshaw Foundation Scholarships

  • The Reuben Vincent Trombone Scholarship

  • Leeds Cathedral Scholarships

Find out more.
 

UCAS Details

Institution code:
L31

Course codes:
Jazz: 403F
Jazz with Classical: 706F
Jazz with Popular Music: 303F
Jazz with Production: 908F
Jazz with Foundation Year: W37F