This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to pursue your passion for music whilst also gaining a full BA (Hons) degree in music production validated by Middlesex University. It is a multi-platform (Logic or Ableton, Pro Tools, Native Instruments and Push), intensive and practical music degree course. Developed and taught by music industry professionals who have worked with Pharrell, Bjork and Swedish House Mafia to name but a few, this 360 experience will ensure your expertise in key areas of the music industry such as production, remixing, sound design, sound engineering, mastering, how to manage your career (or manage others), making music for TV, film and games, Pro Tools and more. You will be attending our brand new school in Shoreditch which features the best equipment and facilities in the business. Point Blank is the only school in the world to feature an SSL Duality Delta mixing console.
Foundation Year Personal Development for Higher Education Introduction to DAWs Fundamentals of Production Analysis & Genre Study Understanding Music Theory Foundations of Sound Design Introduction to DJ techniques Understanding the Music Industry Fundamentals of Sound Engineering Foundations of Music Composition Year 1 Music Production Music Composition The Music Industry Sound Design Sound Engineering Production Styles Creative Production & Remixing Composing for Media Art of Mixing Marketing & Branding Year 2 Advanced Sound Design Mastering Advanced Composition Advanced Recording & Mixing Audio For Games Production Portfolio (1) Production Portfolio (2) Music Entrepreneur
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
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Additional entry requirements
Submitting a portfolio of tracks during the application process is recommended. This can be a SoundCloud link or tracks sent via wetransfer.com to [email protected]
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||A minimum 5.5 is required in each area (Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing)|
All applicants must be able to demonstrate English language at CEFR level B2, equivalent to grade C / 4 at GCSE. Please note this requirement also applies to mature students (21 or over) without formal qualifications who have been admitted based on their admissions test and/or prior experience. All international students requiring visa sponsorship require an IELTS Academic test. If you are an international student applying for a Student Visa and do not currently have a valid IELTS Academic test, Point Blank will be happy to provide a fee waiver of 185 GBP, to be waived from your fees upon successful registration only. Point Blank will not provide further waivers for resits and the IELTS test booking receipt must be provided as proof of test fee paid. Fee waivers are applicable to tests completed post-application date only.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|