BA (Hons) Music (Folk)

As a performer, a composer, or both, you will explore folk music from its origins in oral tradition and its interpretation through different cultures and musicians.


Course Details

Our innovative approach to folk music takes traditional musical identities and performance from the British Isles and around the world, and presents them through contemporary performance, composition and recording techniques.
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£2000 Excellence Scholarships Available

£2,000 cash scholarships are available for 2017 Folk Music applicants!

You do not need to apply for this scholarship – we will contact you with details after your audition.
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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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Open Days

Find out what it's like to study 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: W309