Point Blank Music School

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Middlesex University

BA Music Production & Sound Engineering (Online)

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Course summary

Not everyone can make it to our London or LA campuses to learn music production with Point Blank, so we have created a method of online learning for which we recently won a prestigious Webby Award. The BA (Hons) in Music Production and Sound Engineering is your chance to benefit from the practical music industry expertise and innovative teaching methods that Point Blank is known for whilst also gaining an internationally recognised Higher Education qualification awarded by Middlesex University. This programme is full time distance learning, delivered by our expert instructors on our bespoke Virtual Learning Environment.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Music Production Music Composition Sound Design The Music Industry Digital Audio Production Styles Year 2 Creative Production & Remixing Composing for Media Art of Mixing Marketing & Branding Advanced Sound Design Mastering Year 3 Advanced Composition Advanced Mixing Audio For Games Production Portfolio (I) Production Portfolio (II) Music Entrepreneur


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.pointblankmusicschool.com/about-point-blank/about-online-school/entry-requirements-he/

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6A minimum 5.5 is required in each area (Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing)

All applicants must be able to demonstrate English language at CEFR level B2, equivalent to grade C / 4 at GCSE. Please note this requirement also applies to mature students (21 or over) without formal qualifications who have been admitted based on their admissions test and/or prior experience. All international students requiring visa sponsorship require an IELTS Academic test. If you are an international student applying for a Student Visa and do not currently have a valid IELTS Academic test, Point Blank will be happy to provide a fee waiver of 185 GBP, to be waived from your fees upon successful registration only. Point Blank will not provide further waivers for resits and the IELTS test booking receipt must be provided as proof of test fee paid. Fee waivers are applicable to tests completed post-application date only.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
81%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000 Year 1
International £6000 Year 1
England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students can either choose to pay for their course privately, or alternatively, all of our higher education programmes are eligible for Student Finance loans. Please contact Student Finance directly to check your eligibility.
BA Music Production & Sound Engineering (Online) at Point Blank Music School - UCAS