Do you want to study music in your home region, in any genre or style, and prepare yourself for the music industry of the future? This new exciting BA (Hons) Applied Music course has been designed for you.
Studying traditional, Celtic, pop, jazz, classical or rock, this course will give you the opportunity to explore the culture of the Highlands and Islands and focus your study towards the application of music in a variety of professional contexts.
Addressing the modern needs of the professional musician, you will study with top individuals in their fields. You will also develop skills in business, finance, enterprise, networking and communication, which will help you access opportunities nationally, in Europe and the USA.
We know you may have more questions so our Programme Leader Anna-Wendy Stevenson has recorded a video answering the questions we are most often asked about the course.
Students will study five core modules and one elective module which includes Gaelic.
Students will study five core modules and one option from two.
Students will study five core modules and one elective module.
Students will study three core modules and two optional modules.
For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Full-time (120 credit modules) per year
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||£645||£645*|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)||£215||£215*|
*subject to change
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.
For students living in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) studying this course full time, the following fees apply:
|Year 1||CertHE||£7,740 p.a.||£7,920 p.a.|
|Year 2||DipHE||£7,740 p.a.||£7,920 p.a.|
|Year 3||Degree||£7,740 p.a.||£7,920 p.a.|
*4th year free only for students who have paid for previous 3 years at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
A no fee increase guarantee is available for self-funding full-time and structured part-time RUK undergraduate students for continuous and contiguous study for the same award, up to the permitted standard time limit for the relevant award.
Part-time (per 20 credit module) - £1,290 (2014-15); £1,320 (2015-16)
Online** degree 3 - 4 years
Applies to RUK students studying online without a term-time address in Scotland
|Full-time online per year (120 credits)||£4,680||£4,800|
|Part-time online (per 20 credit module)||£780||£800|
**note that not all degrees can be studied online
(students not living in the UK or European Union)
|3 - 4 year degree||2014-15
|Full-time per year (120 credits)||£8,700||£8,800|
|Part-time (per 20 credit module)||£1,450||£1,480|
***Students with a term-time address in Scotland
Further information on international course fees
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant UHI partner college for more information.
Once you have successfully completed your BA (Hons) Applied Music you might like to consider a career in the following areas;
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International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.