For many years, Point Blank has shared the secrets of the music business and has seen its students find high profile work in the industry. In an exciting and opportunity-filled musical landscape, this degree programme gives you the skills, depth of knowledge, practical experience and confidence needed to take on a wide range of roles within the music industry, as well as the contacts to get going. This accelerated two year programme includes setting up a record label; planning and executing live performances and tours; understanding Intellectual Property (IP) law and copyright; an intimate understanding of the relationships between record labels, music publishing companies and the live sector and crucially, how to negotiate music industry contracts, deals and much more. We will help you identify your career opportunities and develop a strategy for success in your chosen field.
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 History of the Music Industry The Recording Industry Intellectual Property & Copyright Music Publishing Music Management Digital Music The Live Music Industry Music in the Global Marketplace Music Licensing Year 2 Music Branding & Promotion Digital Marketing Artist Development Business Setup & Management Professional Development for the Music Industry Music Futures Start-Up Lab - Personal Project
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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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