Modern technology now means we can conjure a musical universe on a computer keyboard as easily as a piano keyboard, and in the comfort of our bedrooms. This practice-based degree cultivates artistic development and is designed to make you self-sufficient in the creation, recording and performance of music. You will enhance your perception of the diverse characteristics of music and sound by exploring a broad range of themes. These include music technology, electronic music interaction, sound design, instrumental tuition, songwriting, composing and arranging, recording live music, studio recording, production and mastering, social media and employment strategies. The programme, which is ideal for musicians and computer musicians, also covers areas in sound for picture and soundtracks. You will apply your music and sound skills to areas such as film, TV and theatre, learning in state-of-the-art facilities with the technology to bring your music to fruition.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
The programme is assessed entirely by coursework. This includes practical desktop (DAW/MIDI) and studio-based recording assignments, report writing, blogs, videos and oral presentations. You will also have the opportunity to complete a dissertation or practical project in the final year of the programme. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.
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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- Ormskirk (Main Campus)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]
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Additional entry requirements
Eligible applicants will be invited to an audition.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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