This program aims to help develop your skills as both a vocalist/performer and music producer. This will give you the best chance to enjoy an outstanding career in the music industry. It's for singers who want to be able to produce their own music. By studying at Point Blank, you’ll benefit from practical music industry experience and innovative teaching methods from the best in the business. This programme is developed and taught by industry professionals who’ve worked with huge stars like Pharrell Williams, Beyonce, Gwen Stefani and Rihanna. You’ll graduate with a validated degree and the skills and knowledge to help you make it as a successful artist/performer: Learn how to write, produce and perform your vocals professionally, in the studio and on stage Join a global alumni community with the likes of Izzy Bizu, Aluna Francis, Leona Lewis and more Study at our state-of-the-art facilities in Shoreditch with small class sizes designed to give you the best engagement with lecturers Access the best music production equipment for free and work directly with teaching staff on your vocals and music in 1-2-1 sessions Enjoy professional recording studios to get the most out of your vocals Engage with the wider Point Blank community and attend free masterclasses, collaboration events and other networking opportunities
Foundation Year: Personal Development for Higher Education Introduction to DAWs Fundamentals of Production Analysis & Genre Study Understanding Music Theory Foundations of Sound Design Introduction to DJ techniques Understanding the Music Industry Fundamentals of Sound Engineering Foundations of Music Composition Year 1 Music Production Vocal Performance Music Composition Vocal Musicianship Sound Engineering The Music Industry Studio Vocal Production Songwriting & Lyrics Art of Mixing Electronic Music Performance Year 2 Marketing & Branding Live Vocal Techniques Advanced Composition Session Singing & Improvisation Showcase Production Portfolio (1) Production Portfolio (2) Music Entrepreneur
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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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||A 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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|