Music Performance Production & Industry at City of Sunderland College - UCAS

City of Sunderland College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Cumbria

Music Performance Production & Industry

Course summary

The programme is intended to develop your expertise in many facets of the modern music industry. There are also many valuable opportunities to really develop in academic aspects through the consideration of various contextual and historical avenues. Additionally, the programme appropriately balances industry-relevant topics with associated academic approaches to certain subjects. On this programme you will develop your musical skills across a range of areas such as performing, arranging, composing, production and promotion. While the main emphasis is on the three key revenue streams within the industry; performing, composing and music education, the programme allows the learners to gain a well-rounded skillset to ensure sustainability in the wider freelance world.


Stage 1: Live Performance 1 Arranging Music Popular Music: Society, Culture & Context Understanding Music Sound Craft: Live Sound Techniques Personal Portfolio Stage 2: Live Performance 2 Composing and arranging Music Research in Practice Music Education & Facilitation Sound Design for Media Personal Portfolio 2

Assessment method

The programme uses a face-to-face learning approach. The learning and teaching methods typically used by tutors include lectures, seminars, guest speakers, workshops, rehearsals, practical projects and tutorials. A significant amount of personal study time is expected to be undertaken by you, comprising, for example, preparing and learning musical material, background reading, assignment work, preparation for seminars and practical case studies. A social learning community including a peer support programme will further enhance this.

How to apply

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Bede Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unable to accept International Applicants

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

In some cases, instrumentalists will need their own equipment. Guitarists and bass guitarists would need to bring their own instruments, as with brass, woodwind or string players. We also try to arrange course-related trips, which are not covered in the course fees. (However, the trips are not mandatory).
Music Performance Production & Industry at City of Sunderland College - UCAS