BA in Performing Arts in United Kingdom

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Performing Arts

A BA stands for a Bachelor of Arts. This undergraduate degree can be taken in a variety of career focuses, and it consists of liberal arts classes as well as specialized courses that prepare students for a job.

The field of performing arts is a blanket term for all forms of performance, including dance, theater and music. Studies include academic pursuits, such as histories and theories, as well as technical training in a variety of performance styles.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Top Bachelor of Arts Programs in Performing Arts in United Kingdom 2018

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BA in Performing Arts (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

This course brings together the 'triple threat' of singing, dancing and acting. Develop acting techniques on stage and for camera. Strengthen your voice and singing with regular tuition. Take dance lessons including ballet, tap, modern and jazz. You’ll learn from lecturers who are performing arts professionals, having worked with organisations such as the Royal Shakespeare Company. [+]

This course brings together the 'triple threat' of singing, dancing and acting. Develop acting techniques on stage and for camera. Strengthen your voice and singing with regular tuition. Take dance lessons including ballet, tap, modern and jazz. You’ll learn from lecturers who are performing arts professionals, having worked with organisations such as the Royal Shakespeare Company. Throughout the degree, you’ll be able to choose modules based on what you’re passionate about. You'll have opportunities to study other aspects of theatre, such as choreography, technical theatre and business development; theoretical study underpins all elements of the course.

With eight live performance opportunities each year, including full-scale musicals, you'll gain plenty of experience, working in real theatres with industry experts. You’ll learn with international theatre companies at renowned events and locations. Students have recently been developing skills with Motionhouse Dance Company and Frantic Assembly, as well as performing at Edinburgh Fringe, Jolt Theatre and Strike a Light festivals. You'll also make the most of performances at local theatres and venues such as the Everyman and The Wilson Art Gallery. At the end of your final year you’ll undertake a professional showcase to industry agents in London to kick-start your career.... [-]


BA (Hons) Music Entrepreneurship

DIME ONLINE
Online Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 United Kingdom Hassocks + 1 more

The BA (Hons) Music Entrepreneurship equips the aspiring music entrepreneur with the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in the fast-changing landscape of the music industry. The course aims to develop critical, contextually and culturally aware practitioners through the production of a mature body of work. [+]

Introduction

The BA (Hons) Music Entrepreneurship equips the aspiring music entrepreneur with the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in the fast-changing landscape of the music industry. The course aims to develop critical, contextually and culturally aware practitioners through the production of a mature body of work.

Under the guidance of today’s working professionals, the course provides you with essential information on the functionality of the industry and how to create and exploit multiple income streams for both the new and established artist. Free-thinking and individuality are encouraged and students can choose areas of specialism within the parameters of the course.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Commercial Songwriting – ACM London / Birmingham

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom City of London Birmingham + 1 more

The Commercial Songwriting programme provides its students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to discover and channel their inner-songwriter, covering a combination of lyric creation, score production, music industry studies, song arrangement, writing for original artists, co-writing, writing to brief for Film, TV and Sync, recorded music production, audio design for video games, music publishing and rights management. [+]

The 3 YearCommercial Songwriting Degreewith Real-World Practical Industry Connections.

TheCommercial Songwriting programme providesits students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to discover and channel their inner-songwriter, covering a combination of lyric creation, score production, music industry studies, song arrangement, writing for original artists, co-writing, writing to brief for Film, TV and Sync, recorded music production, audio design for video games, music publishing and rights management.

ACM London / Birmingham Degrees are validated and awarded by Falmouth University, the UK’s ‘highest ranked arts university’ (Guardian University Guide 2017).

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BA (Hons) in Music Business & Innovation – ACM London / Birmingham

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom City of London Birmingham + 1 more

The BA (Hons) Music Business & Innovation degree provides its students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to pursue a life-long, sustainable career within the music and creative industries as managers, industry executives and/or entrepreneurs. [+]

A three-year study option for aspiring Music and Creative Industry Executives and Entrepreneurs.

The BA (Hons) Music Business & Innovation degree provides its students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to pursue a life-long, sustainable career within the music and creative industriesas managers, industry executives and/or entrepreneurs. Covering a broad range of content, students will learnin the areas of Artist & Repertoire, Income Streams,Commercial Contracts, Artist Management, Marketing, Live Events and Tour Management.

ACM London / Birmingham Degrees are validated and awarded by Falmouth University, the UK’s ‘highest ranked arts university’ (Guardian University Guide 2017).... [-]


BA (Hons) in Professional Music Performance

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom City of London Birmingham + 1 more

The Professional Music Performance programme provides its students with the skills and experience necessary to become a world-class musician of both stage and studio. [+]

The Professional Music Performance programme provides its students with the skills and experience necessary to become a world-class musician of both stage and studio. Choose a primary study instrument (Bass,Drums,GuitarorVocals) and master it. Become sensai of that discipline, a virtuoso soloist, an ensemble expert, a professional session musician, gather some skills in songwriting and audio production and learn about how the music and creative industries work.

ACM London / Birmingham Degrees are validated and awarded by Falmouth University, the UK’s ‘highest ranked arts university’ (Guardian University Guide 2017).

CourseOverview

BA(Hons) Professional Music Performance is a full-time course; typically, students should expect to spend 35 – 40 hours per week on a combination of taught and self-directed study. Each module is delivered over a 15-week Study Block, typically comprising of 12 weeks of learning and teaching and 3 weeks of assessment and feedback.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Music Industry Practice: Music Business & Innovation

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Guildford

This route to a Music Business Studies Degree provides its students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to embark on sustainable careers on the business side of the real music industry as it exists today – as managers, label executives and entrepreneurs. [+]

The Innovative Study Route for Entrepreneurs.

This route to a Music Business Studies Degree provides its students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to embark on sustainable careers on the business side of the real music industry as it exists today – as managers, label executives and entrepreneurs.

Covering a broad range of content relevant to the wider creative industries, too, students can supplement foundational knowledge in the areas of Artist & Repertoire, Business Management, Marketing, Law & Contracts, Live Events Management and Entrepreneurship with topics such as Consumer Psychology and/or Music Journalism depending on their interests and career aspirations.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Music Industry Practice: Technical Services

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Guildford

Whether you’re hoping to build a career as a live events promoter, stage manager, sound/light technician or a general roadie in music, theatre or wider entertainment sectors, the Technical Services study route will provide you with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to kickstart your journey. [+]

The Practical Study Route for Music Technicians.

Whether you’re hoping to build a career as a live events promoter, stage manager, sound/light technician or a general roadie in music, theatre or wider entertainment sectors, the Technical Services study route will provideyou with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to kickstart your journey.

The route will give youa comprehensive understanding of stage management, touring and tour production as well as live events management and promotion. Taught by music industry specialists and touring professionals, it is designed tooffer the most real-world learning experience available in this subject area. Learn by completing projects based on real-world situations and get regular hands-on experience, working within real music, theatre and entertainment spaces, with the latest equipment at your disposal alongside the most pioneering people in their fields.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Creative Music Production

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom City of London Birmingham + 1 more

The Creative Music Production programme provides its students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to produce, mix and master music, whether you want to help realise another artist’s vision or create your very own. [+]

Study the Art of Production

TheCreative Music Productionprogramme provides its students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to produce, mix and master music, whether you want to help realise another artist’s vision or create your very own.

ACM London / Birmingham Degrees are validated and awarded by Falmouth University, the UK’s ‘highest ranked arts university’ (Guardian University Guide 2017).

CourseOverview

BA(Hons) Creative Music Productionis a full-time course; typically, students should expect to spend 35 – 40 hours per week on a combination of taught and self-directed study. Each module is delivered over a 15-week Study Block, typically comprising of 12 weeks of learning and teaching and 3 weeks of assessment and feedback.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Music Industry Practice: Producer

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Guildford

The Producer study-route provides its students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to produce, mix and master music, whether you want to help realise another artist’s vision or create your very own. [+]

Study the Art of Production

TheProducer study-routeprovides its students with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to produce, mix and master music, whether you want to help realise another artist’s vision or create your very own. Covering the fundamentals ofstudio recording, the science ofacoustics, the art ofcompositionand all themusic technologyyou could hope for, students of this producer study-route can specialise incontemporary music production,electronic music production,audio engineeringand/orcreative sound designfor new media by adding in the elective modules most relevant to their interests and career aspirations.

This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion.... [-]


BA (Hons) in Music Industry Practice: Creative Artist

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Guildford

The Creative Artist study-route provides its students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to discover and channel their inner-artist, covering a combination of songwriting, performance, production and business modules. [+]

The Creative Pathway with Real-World Practical Industry Connections.

TheCreative Artist study-route provides its students with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to discover and channel their inner-artist, covering a combination of songwriting, performance, production and business modules.

Students of this route don’t just ride music waves, they make them, learning all about the music and creative industries they are about to walk into, as they do so.

This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion.

ACM Creative Artist Route UCAS Codes

BA(Hons) Music Industry Practice (MIP) – The Creative Artist Route (Guildford Campus)UCAS Institution Code: A48... [-]


BA (Hons) in Music Industry Practice: Musician

The Academy of Contemporary Music
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Guildford

The Musician study-route provides its students with the skills and experience necessary to become a world-class musician of both stage and studio. [+]

Channel your inner performer. Become a world-class musician.

The Musician study routeprovides its students with the skills and experience necessary to become a world-class musician of both stage and studio.

Choose a primary study instrument (Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keys or Vocals) and master it.

Become sensai of that discipline, a virtuoso soloist, an ensemble expert, a professional session musician, gather some skills in songwriting and audio production and learn about how the music and creative industries work.

This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion.

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BA Honours in Commercial Music

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time 3 years United Kingdom London

The Commercial Music degree has been designed both to reflect the changing demands of global music industries, and to produce graduates who can shape those industries going forward. The degree offers you the opportunity to learn, practice and experiment with the artistic and business strategies in today’s music industry. The development and delivery of the course is guided by advice from leading music industry figures, and draws on producers, musicians and business people for its teaching staff. [+]

The Commercial Music degree has been designed both to reflect the changing demands of global music industries, and to produce graduates who can shape those industries going forward. The degree offers you the opportunity to learn, practice and experiment with the artistic and business strategies in today’s music industry. The development and delivery of the course is guided by advice from leading music industry figures, and draws on producers, musicians and business people for its teaching staff.

The University of Westminster has a strong reputation and links with leading popular music centres around the world, and the amazing success of our staff and alumni networks remains one of the core strengths in our provision of opportunities for our graduates.... [-]


BA Music and...

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom London

This programme is a unique opportunity to study the musical traditions of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and their global diasporas. Students are taught the basic principles of ethnomusicology and survey a variety of Asian and African musics. In years 2 and 3 they are encouraged to focus on the music of specific regions and to consider cross-regional themes. Performance is a central component of the degree. Students have the opportunity to develop expertise in a great variety of musical performance traditions. [+]

BA Music and...

Duration: 3 or 4 year degrees

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DMM Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: BBBBB Scottish Advanced Highers: BBB Irish LC: 300 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 3 4 4 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 75% French Bacc: 13/20 German Abitur: 2.5 Italy DES: 75/100 Austria Mat: 2.5 Polish Mat: Overall 70% including 3 extended level subjects

Minimum Entry Requirements: A level Music, or equivalent is required for the single-subject degree. A level Music is not required for the combined Music programme, but evidence of both academic ability and active involvement in musical performance or composition is essential.... [-]


BA Music

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom London

This programme is a unique opportunity to study the musical traditions of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and their global diasporas. Students are taught the basic principles of ethnomusicology and survey a variety of Asian and African musics. In years 2 and 3 they are encouraged to focus on the music of specific regions and to consider cross-regional themes. Performance is a central component of the degree. Students have the opportunity to develop expertise in a great variety of musical performance traditions. [+]

BA Music

Programme Code: W300 BA/MS

Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirements

BTEC: DMM Access to HE: Minimum of 30 Level 3 Credits at Distinction Scottish Highers: BBBBB Scottish Advanced Highers: BBB Irish LC: 300 points from 5 Higher level subjects at grade C1 or above Advanced Placement: 3 4 4 (Two semesters - UCAS Group A) plus US HSGD with GPA 3.0 Euro Bacc: 75% French Bacc: 13/20 German Abitur: 2.5 Italy DES: 75/100 Austria Mat: 2.5 Polish Mat: Overall 70% including 3 extended level subjects

Subjects Preferred: A level Music or equivalent is required for the single-subject degree. A level Music is not required for the combined Music programme, but evidence of both academic ability and active involvement in musical performance or composition is essential.... [-]


BA in Global Popular Music

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom London

The BA Global Popular Music offers a unique programme that allows students to focus on popular and contemporary music styles and cultures in global perspective. [+]

BA in Global Popular Music

Programme Code: W301

Subjects Preferred: Three A levels or equivalent with BBB (or equivalent); Music A level is NOT required.

Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

The BA Global Popular Music offers a unique programme that allows students to focus on popular and contemporary music styles and cultures in global perspective.

The degree includes regional modules that build on the expertise of SOAS staff in music in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, world music performance, practical skills modules in multimedia, approaches to the study of popular music, and opportunities for directed independent study projects on topics ranging from K-Pop to hip-hop, Latin to Rai.... [-]