Performance

Whatever aspect of performance you are engaged in, York St John University offers a creative platform for your individual expression. With passionate tutors and fantastic technicians, our dedicated facilities will allow you to express yourself creatively as well as supporting you through your studies.

Performance courses

Digital Music BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: J933   Duration: 3 years full-time (part-time available on request)

Modern technology has opened up new approaches to production and new definitions of the producer. This programme is for the DIY musician who makes music on digital platforms. It is for those who want to explore the impact of digital technology on music production and become more successful producers.


Drama & Comedy BA (Hons)*

UCAS course code: W444   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

It’s an incredible gift to make people laugh. It’s also one of the most powerful ways to say something important about the world or simply create a human connection. Our Drama & Comedy Degree lets you grow in confidence as a comedy performer and writer.


Drama & Dance BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: W4W5   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

This course recognises that powerful performances happen when drama and dance come together. It has been designed for people who are passionate about both dance and drama and enjoy exploring opportunities to combine them to create new and exciting work. If you enjoy expressing yourself physically and want to keep doors open for a career across both disciplines then this course is for you!


Drama & Theatre BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: W400   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Do you thrive on performing live and creating unique theatre experiences? Do you want to make work that speaks about important social issues? Are you ready for the talent of others to inspire your own growth as a performer? If the answer is ‘yes’ then our Drama & Theatre course is a great match for you!


Drama: Education & Community BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: W4T6   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

This Drama, Education and Community degree offers students an opportunity to study and engage in contemporary theatre practice, theatre in education and group facilitation. Drama workshopping, devising and performance-making strategies are explored as a catalyst for unlocking creative potential.


Independent Music Production BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: J932   Duration: 3 years full-time (part-time available on request)

Developments in digital technology have opened up new opportunities and alternatives to the traditional idea of getting signed by a record label. This programme is for the DIY musician whose focus is on themselves as the artist. It is for singer-songwriters, solo musicians and band members who want to become experts with production technology and write, produce, market and release their own music successfully.


Music BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: W300   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Engage with the broadest span of music, developing versatility and flexibility in your musical practice. Our Music course is for all musicians irrespective of style, background and culture. Our broad approach to musical learning will prepare you for a vast range of career opportunities.


Music Composition BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: W3R5   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Whatever genre you focus on, this is the place to build your compositional voice. Your composing will develop through exposure to film music, improvisation and challenging new ideas. You will have exciting opportunities to hear your work performed by professional ensembles, as you become part of a vibrant musical network alongside performers, community musicians and educators.


Music Production BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: J930   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Music Production is for people who love making music with digital technology. You will learn by producing music. This programme is for students who want to create great music and establish themselves as an innovative producer in today’s music industry and will build up your skills and knowledge to be successful in today’s music industry. On this practice-based programme you will work on external projects with real-world artists and clients giving you invaluable experiences needed to develop as a professional music producer.


Music Production and Creative Business BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: J931   Duration: 3 years full-time (part-time available on request)

The ever-evolving nature of the music industry has opened up new possibilities and innovations, enabling people to work together in different ways and with new business models. This programme is for those who want to build their own business through the emerging opportunities in contemporary music production. It is for those who want to work as a producer, musician and entrepreneur, to enable them to start-up and manage a successful creative business in music production.


Music: Education & Community BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: W3Z4   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Experience first-hand how you can use music to positively impact people’s lives and discover your strengths as a community musician and educator with our Music: Education & Community degree. You will become part of a vibrant musical network and make full use of The International Centre for Community Music, based at York St John University, to enrich your experience and opportunities during the course.


Music: Performance BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: W3P8   Duration: 3 years full-time | Part-time options available on request

Refine your individual identity as a performer and develop your craft with a wide range of public performances and collaborations. You will perform across a range of styles and settings including the concert hall, recording studio and in the wider community. Whatever your preferred style, this is the place to hone your performance skills.


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