Point Blank Music School

Degree level: Undergraduate

Music Production and Vocal Performance (3 Years)

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Course summary

This program aims to help develop your skills as both a vocalist/performer and music producer. This will give you the best chance to enjoy an outstanding career in the music industry. It's for singers who want to be able to produce their own music. By studying at Point Blank, you’ll benefit from practical music industry experience and innovative teaching methods from the best in the business. This programme is developed and taught by industry professionals who’ve worked with huge stars like Pharrell Williams, Beyonce, Gwen Stefani and Rihanna. You’ll graduate with a validated degree and the skills and knowledge to help you make it as a successful artist/performer: Learn how to write, produce and perform your vocals professionally, in the studio and on stage Join a global alumni community with the likes of Izzy Bizu, Aluna Francis, Leona Lewis and more Study at our state-of-the-art facilities in Shoreditch with small class sizes designed to give you the best engagement with lecturers Access the best music production equipment for free and work directly with teaching staff on your vocals and music in 1-2-1 sessions Enjoy professional recording studios to get the most out of your vocals Engage with the wider Point Blank community and attend free masterclasses, collaboration events and other networking opportunities

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Music Production Vocal Performance Music Composition Vocal Musicianship Sound Engineering The Music Industry Year 2 Studio Vocal Production Songwriting & Lyrics Art of Mixing Electronic Music Performance Marketing & Branding Live Vocal Techniques Year 3 Advanced Composition Session Singing & Improvisation Showcase Production Portfolio (1) Production Portfolio (2) Music Entrepreneur


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
VP3Y
Institution code:
P73
Campus name:
Main Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Audition

Further details to be confirmed upon course validation.

Interview

Portfolio


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

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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
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. 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 and Vocal Performance (3 Years) at Point Blank Music School - UCAS