The University has forged two important new partnerships
with prestigious colleges in Kuala Lumpur and Sri
International College of Music (ICOM) in Kuala Lumpur has been
validated to offer the University’s BMus (Hons) Professional Music
The course covers music performance, arrangement and production.
Staff at ICOM will deliver the course, with support from lecturers
from School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure. They will visit
Kuala Lumpur for staff development and assessments and also to give
masterclasses and workshops to students.
John Pymm, Dean of the School of Sport, Performing Arts and
Leisure, said: “This is a tremendous achievement for us all, and is
the first example of supported delivery by the University. This is
a tribute to a dedicated set of musicians in both institutions,
whose creativity and tenacity has secured this highly prestigious
Meanwhile, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by the
University and Colombo International Nautical and Engineering
College (CINEC) at its campus in Malabe.
The agreement means that CINEC students who have completed two
years of an approved engineering programme in Sri Lanka have the
chance to continue their studies at the University of Wolverhampton
and complete BEng Degrees in either Mechatronics or Electronics and
Phil Harris, Director of Recruitment and Lifelong Learning at
the School of Engineering and the Built Environment, said: “This
Memorandum is only the first stage of a planned long term
relationship that will include development of joint research
projects, teacher and student exchange programmes and the
development of two BEng Degrees for delivery in full in Sri Lanka
in the Spring of 2009.”
Picture (top): University of Wolverhampton
representatives with the President/CEO, Vice President of
Operations and teaching staff from ICOM outside the International
College of Music in Kuala Lumpur.