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Course summary

This Hip Hop Production course is a three-year journey of personal artistic development and musical creativity in which you will learn to master hardware and software tools to develop and perfect your productions. Through theory and practical studies, the course will inspire you to be creative a confident professional with the diverse and extensive world of Hip Hop. The first year establishes fundamental theories and skills, you will also study the socio-cultural roots of Hip Hop from its origins to the modern day. The second year takes a deeper look into the production and recording practice of Hip Hop, culminating with your first live performance. In the final year, you will apply your skills to new, career-focused disciplines completing your studies with an ambitious and exciting project of your own design. Our location, close to the vibrant London music scene provides unique opportunities for placements, work experience and networking. Additionally, we have many sister courses in music performance giving you access to hundreds of musicians and vocalists on campus to use in your productions. Led by experienced tutors who are actively practising in the music business, you will learn about new findings at the cutting edge of music technology research. Teaching and assessment methods are diverse, inspiring and career-relevant, ensuring that you graduate with a range of transferable skills as creatively, technologically and commercially literate artists ready to face the multi-disciplinary challenges of this endlessly exciting genre. UWL offers an excellent range of facilities, including seven professionally equipped studios, numerous project studios, two 24-hour Mac labs loaded with the latest industry software and a dedicated production lab containing a wide selection of vintage and modern electronic instruments and equipment. Foundation year There are many reasons for joining a foundation year course; you may not have the exact subjects or grades at A level to meet the entry requirements, you may have been living abroad or want to change direction with your career. Whatever your starting point, the foundation year offers a firm grounding in the skills and knowledge that you will need to get the most from your studies and thrive at University. Successful completion of the foundation year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above. This inclusive course particularly welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds whose education experience to date may not meet the formal entry tariff. We strongly encourage such applicants to apply by means of submitting a portfolio of their Hip Hop practice and/or attending an interview/audition.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information regarding fees can be found at
Hip Hop Production with Foundation at University of West London - UCAS