Within this course you have the opportunity to specialise with either a performance or technology focus. This course is designed for students who are looking for a career in the music industry and have a strong interest in music performance, music composition and production. The course aims to give students a range of both practical and theoretical skills that can be utilised in music performance, music technology and music education. Work-based learning and experience is embedded into the course and local employers are involved in industry-based projects where possible, contributing to the studio and live sound production projects. Students will also have the opportunity to develop their performance events management and live music production skills at the McMillan Theatre. The modules studied may include: • Studio Recording Techniques • Live Sound • Music Industry • Music Sequencing • Sound and Music for Media • Music Performance • Composition • Synthesis and Sampling • Events Management and Production. Progression Opportunities This Music Production programme offers access to a wide range of professions within the music industry as well as opportunities for further study at BA (Hons) level at other institutions. Previous students have gone on to work for companies including M5 Audio, Films@59 and Cygnus Music.
The modules studied may include: Studio Recording Techniques / Live Sound / Music Industry / Music Sequencing / Sound and Music for Media / Music Performance / Composition / Synthesis and Sampling / Events Management and Production
Coursework is an important element in the assessment of the course and a large variety of assignments are used, depending upon the subject. Assignment methods will include performances and practical assessments, oral presentations and vivas, creative production tasks, practical and written technical reports.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International applicants are required to apply through UCAS. For further details please contact the HE Admissions Team
Students are required to have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths or a recognised Level 2 equivalent Mature applicants with relevant experience who do not have the stated entry requirements are encouraged to apply
Additional entry requirements
You will be advised of your portfolio content at the time of your interview invitation
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Fees and funding
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