music

Undergraduate

Music with a Modern Language BA (Hons)

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What you'll study

* All modules are subject to availability

Fees and funding

UK/EU: £9,250

Overseas: £12,800


More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

*Please note, fees for 2018/19 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase.

Where you'll study

Hull Campus

About the course

Unleash your creativity in the UK’s City of Culture – this all-round programme blends practical, technical and intellectual approaches to music. Combine your studies with the opportunity to learn a new language and you’ll graduate with high-level language and intercultural abilities that will open up a variety of careers. You can choose to study any language from Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Hull offers excellent language learning facilities, with a dedicated space for languages students. Our dedicated team of advisors offer one-to-one support and a partnership scheme that gives you the chance to practise your chose language with native speakers.

You’ll be taught by expert staff, and have the opportunity to get involved in a wealth of extracurricular activities. These include ensembles, workshops, collaborative projects and productions. Our partnerships with professional organisations like Hull Truck Theatre and Opera North are providing excellent opportunities for students to gain work experience through internships. Hull is also home to some of the finest music facilities in the country, and following the £9.5 million redevelopment of Middleton Hall, you’ll have access to industry-standard facilities 24/7.

Entry requirements

International students

(language requirements)

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Future prospects

Our music graduates perform well in the jobs market, taking up a wide variety of careers from conducting, orchestral playing, orchestral management, working for the BBC, music librarianship, publishing, retail, lecturing, classroom and instrumental teaching, music therapy, cathedral music and instrument-making.

Music graduates are also welcomed by employers in non-musical fields, such as the Civil Service, accountancy, insurance and computing. Our graduates’ success rate in finding suitable employment is very high; in fact, the Higher Education Statistics Agency's report, published in 2015, showed that 95% of full-time students obtaining a degree from the University of Hull find employment or progress to further study within six months of finishing their course..

We help your search for employment with an excellent Careers Service. This offers a range of services to assist you to develop the skills looked for by employers, including skills workshops, practice interviews and practice ability tests, and have extensive information, both web-based and in printed format, which is kept up-to-date with the latest job and work experience vacancies, and changes to recruitment processes.

We maintain very close links with graduate employers, both on a local, regional, national and international level, so we can offer you the best advice available and work closely with academic colleagues and student committees to provide specific opportunities, information and events for your course. Many of our academic programmes offer you the opportunity to undertake an internship or work placement.