University of Northampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Music Production/Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production

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Course summary

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Course details

Modules

Music Production STAGE 1: • DAW 1 (compulsory) (20 Credits) • The Recording Studio (Compulsory) (20 Credits) • Cultural Theory 1 (compulsory) (20 Credits) STAGE 2: • The Creative Practitioner (Designated) (20 Credits) • Contemporary Music Production Arrangement (Designated) (20 Credits) • Intermediate Recording Studio (Designated) (20 Credits) • Critical Listening and Mastering (Designated) (20 Credits) • Soundtracks for Games and Apps (Designated) (20 Credits) • Performance with Technology (Designated) (20 Credits) • DAW 2 (Designated) (20 Credits) • How Music Works (Designated) (20 Credits) OPTIONAL PLACEMENT YEAR

  • The Placement Year Experience: Organisations in Context (Compulsory) (40 Credits)
STAGE 3: • Production Project 40 (Designated for mj and jt) (20 Credits) • Production Project 20 (Designated for mj and jt) (20 Credits) • Popular Music Joint Interdisciplinary Dissertation (Designated jt) (20 Credits) • Innovation in Music Production (Designated) (20 Credits) • Live Sound (designated) (20 Credits) • Music and Sound Design for Media (designated) (20 Credits) • Advanced Recording and Production (designated) (20 Credits) • Music Education (designated) (20 Credits) • Sound Design and Music in the Games and Apps Industry (designated) (20 Credits) Module information is quoted for 21/22 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly. STAGE 1
  • Single Camera Production (Compulsory)
  • Multi-Camera TV Studio Production (Compulsory)
  • Media and Creative Industries (Compulsory)
STAGE 2
  • Screen Storytelling (Designated)
  • Creative Video (Compulsory)
  • Researching for the Media (Compulsory for mj)
  • Television Drama (Designated)
  • TV Studio Broadcasting (Designated)
  • Documentary Video (Designated)
  • Short Film Production (Compulsory)
  • Advanced Production Techniques (Designated)
  • Global Cinemas (Designated)
  • Scriptwriting 1 (Film) (Designated)
  • Scriptwriting 2 (TV) (Designated)
OPTIONAL PLACEMENT YEAR
  • The Placement Year Experience: Organisations in Context (WBL) (Creative Film)
STAGE 3
  • Media, Film & Screen Studies Dissertation (Compulsory for mj)
  • Media, Film & Screen Studies Short Dissertation (Designated
for jt)
  • Film & Screen Studies Joint Interdisciplinary Dissertation A (Designated
for jt)
  • Film & Screen Studies Joint Interdisciplinary Dissertation B (Designated
for jt)
  • Community Impact Project (Compulsory)
  • Global Television (Designated)
  • Hollywood and Beyond (Designated)
  • Working in Creative Industries (Designated)
  • Advertising and Commercial Production (Designated)
  • Cult Media (Designated)
Module information is quoted for 21/22 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W3P3
Institution code:
N38
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
83%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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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

Additional fee information

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Music Production/Creative Film, Television and Digital Media Production at University of Northampton - UCAS