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About

Features of the Graduate Diploma in Music from INTO Newcastle University
  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.

Programme Structure

Core Modules:
  • Creative Practice
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Harmony and Analysis
  • Music in Context
  • Study and Research Skills

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date September, January and June start dates available. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description
      3 or 4 Terms
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Academic entry requirements:
  • A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Relevant music background (You will need to submit either a performance video or a composition portfolio, depending on your intended focus in the Creative Practice module, and a separate curriculum vitae (CV).
English language requirements:
  • IELTS 5.0 for the Extended Course option or IELTS 5.5 for the Standard Course option.
Age requirements:
  • 17 years and above

Tuition Fee

See the INTO Study website for up-to-date details of tuition fees.
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Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We're committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

Are you thinking of applying to study at Newcastle University? Visit the INTO Study website to check if you are eligible for a scholarship. 

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