Music Production at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

Develop your practice in specialist music studios and learn the skills to work in creative industries such as music, film, TV and games audio production. Develop your abilities to become a highly skilled music and audio producer. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Hone your skills in the creative, technical and compositional aspects of music production
  • Gain a solid academic and practical base from which to develop your craft further
  • Apply your knowledge to a variety of creative and industry-focused briefs and scenarios
  • Understand the professional environment and how it will inform your practice
  • Learn through lectures, tutorials and seminars delivered by academic staff and industry professionals
  • Have the opportunity to work with other students in production teams, further enhancing your team working and project management abilities and employability opportunities
Find out more You’ll have access to software such as Logic Pro, Cubase, Adobe Audition, MAX MSP and Synthmaker. Your specialist modules might require you to use Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Unreal and other industry standard software. This course is accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) which encourages the delivery of workshops and lectures from industry professionals. A placement option and your final year project will provide you with opportunities to work with industry partners. Artist in Residence Programme The Artist in Residence programme gives our students an opportunity to work with professional artists and gives them a taste of what is it like to work on a professional music project. We have welcomed artists Chris T-T, Ian Prowse, I Monster, Tom Williams and Utah Saints. Why study Music Production at Leeds Beckett University...
  • 93% of BA (Hons) Music Production students said staff were good at explaining things*
  • Accredited by JAMES - we were the first university in England to become a JAMES Integrated Learning Centre
  • Taught by music industry professionals
  • Opportunity to take a ‘sandwich’ year of paid employment in industry to build your skills and experience
  • Study within one of the largest university arts communities in the north, with 3000 students spread across over 40 courses
  • Access to dedicated music studios, Foley studios, dubbing and music recording studios, acoustic labs and a host of post-production suites in the new Leeds School of Arts building
*National Student Survey 2022


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Composition for Music Production
  • Computer as an Instrument
  • Music in Context
  • Sound Technology
  • Creative Studio Techniques
  • Audio Production Portfolio
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Production Analysis
  • Level 5 Project
  • The Music Industries
  • Creative Studio Production
  • Electronic Music Repertoire Development
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Project Proposal
  • Major Project
  • Mixing Practice
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 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 at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS