Audio Production & Songwriting at Bridgend College - UCAS

Bridgend College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Audio Production & Songwriting

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Audio Production and Songwriting degree programme will equip you with all the practical knowledge and business skills you will need to embark on your career within the music industry. You will develop your songwriting and audio production skills, including composition, music for movies, recording, mixing, and mastering, whilst exploring different genres of music in a critical and contextual manner. The course will be taught in our state-of-the-art facilities, providing you with the chance to hone your skills in a professional recording studio environment. Each module is designed and taught by some of the industry’s most esteemed practitioners, with a wide range of musical expertise spanning from pop culture to film. This three year course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in music production and songwriting fundamentals, whilst developing your professional network within the music industry. The three core areas of the course - songwriting, music production and film sound - will equip you with all the skills you need to succeed in any related job roles. This is a dynamic, hands-on course delivered by an experienced team of music industry professionals. The course is delivered in a range of different modes, from workshops to internships. All teaching methodologies are carefully selected in order to provide you with varied relevant and practical experience. You will be supported every step of the way in your studies, with assessments that allow you to test your knowledge throughout your academic journey. The modules you will study are : Level 4 The Fundamentals of Songwriting The Art of Recording Music For Movies Music and Production Styles In The Box The Music Collaborator Level 5 The Working Songwriter The Art of Mixing Sound For Movies Professional Project Creative Professional 1 Level 6 The Record Producer Mastering and Delivery Creative Professional 2 Industry Project Independent Study This qualification is awarded by University of South Wales . Typical A Level Offer BCC (this is equivalent to 104 UCAS tariff points) Typical BTEC Offer BTEC Extended Diploma - Distinction Merit Merit (this is equivalent to 112 UCAS tariff points) Typical Welsh Baccalaureate Offer BC A level and C Welsh Baccalaureate (equivalent to 104 UCAS tariff points) Typical Access to HE Offer Pass with 15 Distinctions from, a further 21 Merits and 9 Passes. Other combinations equating to the same level of UCAS tariff points are also acceptable (102 UCAS tariff points). GCSE requirements Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent qualifications), but consideration is given to individual circumstances.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We do not accept international applications

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Tuition fees

Wales £9500 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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Audio Production & Songwriting at Bridgend College - UCAS