Music Production (with a Foundation Year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS

Course summary

Gain the knowledge and the practical and creative skills you'll need to succeed in the music industry with our multi-disciplinary degree in Music Production. This course is perfect for anyone looking to work as a music producer. It will also prepare you for a career in radio, TV, film, games and theatre. You will learn to compose, record, mix and master music for commercial release. Developing the creative processes involved in songwriting, you will also cover the technical skills essential for working in professional studio environments. You will have access to our five fully equipped recording studios, all with surround sound and consoles from SSL, Avid, Audient and Toft. We also have a 60-seater Mac music technology centre incorporating Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Pro Tools and Native Instruments Komplete. Throughout the course, you will be guided by lecturers who work as songwriters, producers and live performers. There will also be talks and masterclasses from guest speakers. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Music Production We have work placement links with companies and organisations including: • Yellowfish Studios • Dovetail Games • Clair Global • SFL • London Symphony Orchestra • Whitby Studios • Carlisle Leisure • The Lodge Recording Studio • Monnow Valley Recording Studio • Swansea Bay TV By the end of Level 3 (Foundation Year), you will have built up your academic skills profile and enhanced your knowledge and understanding of the different theoretical, practical and technical aspects of the Music and Sound portfolio.


Year 0 (Foundation Year) Digital Skills for Music and Sound Introduction to Music and Sound Investigating Music and Sound Music and Sound in Context Year 1 (Core) Recording Studio Production Creative Music Practice 1 Revolutions in Music Year 2 (Core) DAW Production Techniques Practical Studio Techniques Creative Music Practice 2 Year 3 (Core) Individual Music Technology Project Individual Music Portfolio Mixing and Production Management

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Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Music Production (with a Foundation Year) at Staffordshire University - UCAS