Cardiff and Vale College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of West London

Electronic Music Production (Top-up)

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Course summary

The BA(Hons) Electronic Music Production will provide a unique and vocational approach to this subject, in which you will apply theory through practice. The course covers everything from sound practice and theory to the latest mixing and production techniques to train you in the skills needed by today’s global music industry. You will gain a thorough appreciation of the role of electronic music production in music-making today as it is used across the music and media industries. Through your theory and practical studies, you will come to consider electronic music as not just a single genre but as a way of making music that can be applied to a multitude of styles. You will learn to harness today’s hardware and software to sequence, sample, synthesise, compose, produce and remix sound, as well as to make music and experiment with sound design. Led by experienced tutors who are actively practising in the music business, you will learn about new findings in music research and gain industry insights that could help you in your career. In addition, you will be able to work with our highly qualified and friendly audio technicians/demonstrators, who will help you master the technical challenges of electronic music production.

Course details

Assessment method

A mix of practical and some written assessments, presentations and portfolios of work


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CR10
Institution code:
C16
Campus name:
City Centre Campus
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Standard entry requires you to have achieved 240 undergraduate credits (at Levels 4 and 5) either via a Diploma in Higher Education, a Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://cavc.ac.uk/en/courses/electronic-music-production


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6a minimum of IELTS 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

We also accept other English language examination equivalents. The standard requirement is at a level B2 in accordance to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR). We require a level B2 standard in all of the elements: • reading • writing • speaking • listening


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1
Channel Islands £9000* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000* Year 1
EU £13000* Year 1
International £13000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the College library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the College website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. EU students who have settled or pre-settled status in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme, may be eligible for student finance and be designated as a home student for fees purposes. Irish nationals are eligible for support under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship information

CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website.

Electronic Music Production (Top-up) at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS