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UAL Awarding Body announces partnership with UK Music

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UAL Awarding Body
Published date
20 October 2021

We are very pleased to announce that UAL Awarding Body has been accepted as a member of UK Music MAP (Music Academic Partnership).

“I am very happy to announce this new partnership with UK Music. This partnership gives UAL access to industry, higher education institutions and research. As well as a voice to support and represent music education at a schools and FE level. It is a testament to the standard of our courses to be the only awarding body currently accepted as a member.”

- Chief Examiner for Music and Production Andy Sankey

“We are really pleased to welcome UAL Awarding Body to the Music Academic Partnership. The music industry is absolutely dedicated to supporting the talent pipeline and the work UAL does through its qualifications is key to the health of the future industry. UK Music see MAP members as a vital part of our work to inform and nurture the industry professionals of the future. The MAP network also ensures that the expertise of members such as UAL Awarding Body are right at the heart of our work on the talent pipeline.”

- Dr Oliver Morris, Director of Education and Skills, UK Music

UK Music

UK Music is the collective voice of the UK’s world-leading music industry. We represent all sectors of our industry – bringing them together to collaborate, campaign, and champion music.

Music Education Partnership (MAP) is a ground-breaking collaboration between educational institutions and the membership of UK Music. Its focus is on linking industry and academia more effectively to: nurture collaborative projects such as research and careers events; inform and engage with the next generation of industry professionals; develop expert knowledge-base to feed into education & skills policy work, and; provide individuals who want to build careers out of their passion for music with extra opportunities.

The members of UK Music are: AIM, BPI, FAC, The Ivors Academy, MMF, MPA, MPG, MU, PPL, PRS for Music. UK Music also has an informal association with LIVE (Live music Industry Venues & Entertainment).

For more information about the MAP, visit the UK Music website.