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BA (Hons) Musical Instrument Craft

Level 6

Key Facts

Level:Level 6

Full-time/part-time:Full time

Duration: Daytime/working hours

Start Date:11th September 2017

Location:Newark Campus

Course Code:HEN0041AA1

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.

Apply Online at UCAS 

This course is subject to validation. This course aims to develop traditional skills, knowledge and craftsmanship in the specialist field of Musical Instrument Crafts. There is a continued demand for high-end instruments by those who require something bespoke or highly specialised and intricate restoration & tuning work. Many renowned specialists originate from Newark College who are responsible for setting the trend for the standards and expectations.
Typical Course Structure
Year 1
Visual Recording Techniques
Historical & Contextual Studies
Anatomy of the Instrument
Basic Construction, tuning & repair Techniques
Making Precision Tools
Workshop Practice
Year 2
Select 6 modules from 7/8 options to develop a disciplinary specialism.
Violin Making & Repair
Acoustics
Problem Solving
Basic Repair Techniques
OPTIONAL:
Violin Making Techniques
Bow Repair & Re-hairing
Advanced Repair Techniques
Advanced Making Techniques
Making Precision Tools
Piano Making & Repair
Acoustics
Problem Solving
Maintenance Techniques (upright Piano)
Restoration Techniques
Full Overhaul of a Piano
Tuning Techniques (upright Piano)
Making Precision Tools
Case Finishing
Guitar Making & Repair
Acoustics
Problem Solving
Basic Repair Techniques
Advanced construction techniques (Classical)
Advanced construction techniques (Steel String)
Archtop Techniques
Finishing Techniques
Making Precision Tools
Woodwind
Acoustics
Problem Solving
Maintenance Techniques
Making techniques (woodwind)
Making techniques (metal bodied)
Full Overhaul (Woodwind)
Making Precision Tools
Fault diagnosis
Year 3
Progression into Employment
Business Practice & Promotion
Advanced Craft Techniques
Professional Standards Test
Final Project Design & Preparation
Final Project Realisation

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS. Please make a note of the codes below, then continue to apply through the UCAS website:
Institute code: L42
UCAS Course code: J950

Study Details

You will study at the School of Musical Instrument Craft at Newark College for the duration of the course. Full Time - 3 Years Course contact hours are to be confirmed.
A minimum of 48 UCAS Tariff points from the following:

GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level.
BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
Scottish Higher / Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
For mature applicants some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels / BTECs

Plus

GCSE English – grade C or above

GCSE Maths – grade C or above (Level 2 Functional skills is not taken as an equivalent)

EU and International applicants

NARIC confirmed equivalent of 48 UCAS points
IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 visa
Assessment

The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:

Research Notes
Written Findings
Portfolio

Progression

Following completion of this programme students may wish to pursue further academic study in Music. Students will be introduced to these opportunities throughout their undergraduate programme.
Per Academic Year
Home and EU Students £7250.00
International Students £9500.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.



Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Lincoln College Bursary / Vocational Credit scheme. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the Vocational Credit (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.

Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme

http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-educations/terms

Applications for this course are processed through UCAS, please see the course description and make a note of the Institute Code and UCAS Course Code.

Apply Online at UCAS 

This course is subject to validation by the University of Hull. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme  throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page, section 11.

Full details and information regarding terms and conditions of study, relevant policies and procedures, offers and acceptance of offers can be found at:

http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-education/terms

 

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