Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Music Production and Psychology

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Course summary

Blend your creative expertise and critical thinking to pursue a career in the sciences and arts with our Music Production and Psychology BSc. You will develop advanced skills and technical knowledge required for a career in specialist industries such as TV, radio and film. You will benefit from research informed teaching and explore why humans behave the way they do as well as gain experience in live, studio environments. You will develop an array of skills throughout this programme, in research, communication and problem-solving; applicable to a variety of careers. Why choose this course?

  • On demand access to sophisticated music studio facilities with sound design and computer labs
  • Graduate with a substantial music and audio portfolio using industry standard software and hardware
  • This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society, subject to passing your final year project and achieving a minimum 2:2 degree award
  • Benefit from studying within Keele's £34m state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories
  • Broad range of career options and highly transferable graduate employability skills
Studying a combined honours degree in Music Production and Psychology at Keele gives you the opportunity to explore the theoretical and practical elements of two exciting subjects. Music Production at Keele offers an exciting mix of modules that focus on contemporary, broad-ranging music studies, whilst Psychology explores the study of mind and behaviour, with a variety of optional modules, from distress and mental health to forensic psychology. Psychology will equip you with a well-rounded education and in addition to studying the principal areas specified by the British Psychological Society (BPS) curriculum, you will have the opportunity to tailor your degree to reflect your career aspirations and interests. Principle areas of psychology include: biological, cognitive, social and developmental psychology as well as individual differences and historical issues. You will gain fundamental scientific skills in research design, statistics, qualitative and survey methods. With this knowledge, you will learn how to conduct research and critically analyse that of others. Music Production is taught by staff in the School of Humanities with international experience and research in a range of specialisms, helping you to gain experience in practical skills through sound recording, audio design and digital sampling as well as programming, mixing and mastering. You will soon become equipped with a wide variety of transferable skills through the combination of these subjects. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


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  • Year 1

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