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

 

HOW TO APPLY

Apply via UCAS
Application deadline: 15 January 2017
Institution code: L30

UCAS Course codes:
Production: W301
Production with Classical: 8U4D
Production with Popular Music: 5W2D
Production with Jazz: 3Q9X


ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


Single Pathway

  • 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.


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.

Calculate your UCAS Tariff Points using the UCAS Calculator.

 

Music Entry Requirements


Single Pathway

  • ABRSM Grade 5 Theory standard (assessed at audition/interview).

 
Combined Degree
 
Production with Popular

  • ABRSM Grade 5 Theory standard (assessed at audition).

  • ABRSM Grade 8 standard in specialist study instrument/voice in Popular (assessed at audition)

 
Production with Classical/ Jazz

  • ABRSM Grade 5 Theory or equivalent qualification.

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

 

PORTFOLIO/INTERVIEW INFORMATION

BA (Hons) Music (Production) applicants will be asked to submit a portfolio for assessment. If it is not possible to make a decision based on an applicant's application form and portfolio, the applicant will be invited to attend an interview.

UK Applicant Assessment Guide:

Applicants combining Production with another genre will be asked to bring a portfolio for assessment on the same day they attend for their Classical, Jazz or Popular audition.

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.

 

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:
L30

Course codes:
Production: W301
Production with Classical: 8U4D
Production with Popular Music: 5W2D
Production with Jazz: 3Q9X