BA (Hons) Music (Songwriting)

This degree course builds on our well-established Popular Music course, where we have 10 years’ experience of preparing songwriters to make a lasting impact on the music industry.


Course Details

Focusing on any sub-genre you want – from acoustic to electronic and mainstream to left field – you’ll be able to call on the skills of our diverse community of musicians and producers to assist you in performing and producing your work.
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One-to-one Tuition

You’ll learn one-to-one with experts in your specialism such as Danny Cope, and also receive regular masterclasses from illustrious musicians and record labels.
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Facilities Open Until 3am

Our industry-standard studios and practice rooms are open until 3am in term-time, and by attending the only English conservatoire to hold the coveted All-Steinway status you will be practicing and performing on Steinway pianos.

During your degree you will also have access to our music library that contains more than 10,000 CDs, 8,000 LPs and 18,000 items of printed music.
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Award Winning Alumni

Our alumni go on to win awards, tour and record as part of bands and ensembles, and have diverse careers in and out of the music industry.
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Open Days

Find out what it's like to study a degree course at Leeds College of Music by visiting one of our undergraduate Open Days.

  • Saturday 3 June 2017

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Key Information



Duration: 3 Years
Study Mode: Full Time
Validated By: University of Hull
2017/18 Tuition Fees:

  • £9,250 per year for Home/EU students.

  • £14,500 per year for International students


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

UCAS Course codes:
Songwriting: W310
Songwriting with Foundation Year: W3J4