Music Performance And Industry BA (Hons)

Location LMA
Duration 3 Years

2019/20 New Entrants, Full Time

  • Home and EU students: £8,500 per year of study
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Course outline

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The BA (Hons) Music Performance and Industry degree at LMA is designed to cultivate and develop you as the artist or performer that you want to be.  Whether you are part of a band, a solo performer, songwriter, composer, session musician or producer, LMA will develop your skills and prepare you for work in the music industry. 

For the LMA student, music is not just a career - it is a lifestyle.  This lifestyle can consist of recording a song in the fully-equipped 32 channel recording studio one day, composing a movie soundtrack another day and rehearsing for a performance at the Echo Arena the next. All LMA tutors have worked, and continue to work, in the industry in a variety of musical, technical and creative business fields. It will help to instil the discipline, training and professional standards and expectations that the industry demands.

With industry links, auditions, showcases, performing in a variety of venues, and across a multitude of platforms, these opportunities provide the perfect grounding for success. Overall, The LMA student loves music!  There is no better way to live life than ensuring it is filled with music.  To be a working musician and earn a living doing something you love is a fantastic feeling.  LMA will help you achieve this and turn the dream into reality.

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Course content

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Entry requirements

UCAS Tariff: 64

Teaching and learning

Study time Your study time will consist of class contact hours, self-directed learning, assessment and placements where appropriate. Your actual contact hours will depend on the subject area, on the option modules you select and professional body requirements. A typical composition of study time for this course is: 
Year 1: you'll spend 28% of time in lectures, seminars or similar, and 73% of time in independent study.
Year 2: you'll spend 34% of time in lectures, seminars or similar, and 66% of time in independent study.
Year 3: you'll spend 42% of time in lectures, seminars or similar, and 58% of time in independent study.


The balance of assessment depends on the subject area, your choice of option modules and professional body requirements. A typical composition of assessment for this course is: 

Year 1: your assessment will be 54% by practical exams and 46% by coursework.
Year 2: your assessment will be 88% by practical exams and 13% by coursework.
Year 3: your assessment will be 33% by practical exams and 68% by coursework.


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