Point Blank Music School

Degree level: Undergraduate

Music Production & Sound Engineering (2 Years) with Foundation Year

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

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Course summary

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.

Course details

Modules

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

Application codes

Course code:
W3WF
Institution code:
P73
Campus name:
Main Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.pointblankmusicschool.com/about-point-blank/about-london-school/entry-requirements-bahons/

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio

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

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6A 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.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
83%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £12250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students can either choose to pay for their course privately, or alternatively, all of our higher education programmes are eligible for Student Finance loans. Please contact Student Finance directly to check your eligibility. Please note: fees listed are for the Foundation Year only. Fees for the the remaining years of the degree are as follows: UK - £11,100 per year International - £14,100 per year Applicants applying from the European Union A scholarship is available to applicants from the European Union (EU) who do not have settle/pre-settled status in the UK. Each academic year, Point Blank can award these to EU applicants who would not otherwise be able to study with us. The scholarship is worth £3,000 per year (up to £9,000 in total depending on your pathway) and will be automatically deducted from the International course fees. To be eligible, applicants must be accepted on any of our higher education courses at our London campus and be studying their first degree. Students with Pre-settled or Settled status in the UK should be eligible for UK Home Fees.
Music Production & Sound Engineering (2 Years) with Foundation Year at Point Blank Music School - UCAS