Music Technology and Production (with Foundation Year) at University of East London - UCAS

Course summary

If you don't meet the entry requirements for a BA, you can study this course as an extended, four-year programme. You'll begin by taking a foundation year which prepares you for a successful transition to the BA degree. This means it will take you four years to complete the course full-time, and eight years to complete the course part-time. The sound and music industry is transforming. Traditional careers are adapting to include creative industries that require skills in sound and music production. The broadcast, film, theatre, games and immersive experience industries are growing and thriving. We see opportunities for multi-skilled, digitally fluent, dynamic and adaptable sound and music creators, who can initiate and present innovative ideas in modern and engaging ways. The BA (Hons) Music Technology and Production is part of a suite of programmes for applied practice in professional industry contexts. The key features of these programmes are: A focus on Ideas, Creative Enterprise and Collaboration, Portfolio of Transferable Skills, Professional Industry Projects. You will develop and apply a range of specialist technical and creative skills in sound and music production, working collaboratively within interdisciplinary projects modelled on professional practice in the music industry. The principal focus of the BA Music Technology and Production will be Music Production and Studio Production, with some elements of sound design and non-linear performance and production processes shared with other programmes in the suite.


Foundation Year: Sound and Music Skills 1 (Core), Group Work 1 (Core), Professional Outcomes (Core), Sound and Music Skills 2 (Core), Group Work 2 (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional Life (Core) Year 1: Music Technology and Production Technique 1 (Core), Collaboration 1 (Core), Public Project 1 (Core), Music Technology and Production Technique 2 (Core), Collaboration 2 (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional Life: Enterprise and Engagement 1 (Core) Year 2: Music Technology and Production Craft 1 (Core), Multidisciplinary Collaboration 1 (Core), Public Project 2 (Core), Music Technology and Production Craft 2 (Core), Multidisciplinary Collaboration 2 (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional Life Enterprise and Engagement 2 (Core) Year 3: Music Technology and Production Advanced Practice and Innovation (Core), Final Project: Research and Development (Core), Public Project 3 (Core), Music Technology and Production Advanced Practice and Enterprise (Core), Final Project: Implementation and Impact (Core), Mental Wealth: Professional Life : Enterprise and Engagement 3 (Core) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

Projects-: Professional practice, innovation, enterprise and engagement will be modelled and applied in live projects and assessed through the development of an online creative portfolio. Each piece of coursework will be presented as a digital portfolio. Assessment of portfolios is split as follows: 80% Practice Portfolio and 20% Coursework Portfolios Practice Portfolio-: Practice Portfolios include a range of creative artefacts associated with disciplinary and interdisciplinary practice, developed through production, composition, design, writing, and other creative activities. Practice portfolios are used to capture multi-dimensional evidence relating to the product of a creative process. Coursework Portfolios-: Coursework Portfolios report the process of creating practical work. They will often include production reports to illustrate and evaluate the process, as well as integrating research and contextualisation, including formative assessment evidence.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

For detailed information on entry requirements for our courses, please see the individual course pages. We consider a range of UK and worldwide qualifications at the appropriate level and also take relevant work experience into account when considering an application. Many courses have a Foundation Year option for those students whose qualifications do not meet the BA or BSc entry requirements. Applicants should have, or be working towards, grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent Level 2 qualification such as Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Mathematics or Key Skills Level 2 in Application of Number and Communication) Entry requirements are intended only as a guide for applicants. They are not a guarantee of an offer, nor of the conditions that may apply. When making a decision on your academic suitability, we will make an assessment of you as an individual and will use information other than qualifications; which may include predicted grades, performance at Level 2, relevant work experience, previous study at degree level, personal statement, references and any portfolio, written test or interview, to make our decision. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Applicant Relations Team from Monday to Friday (9am–5pm) on +44 (0) 20 8223 3333 or

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14820 Year 1
International £14820 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Music Technology and Production (with Foundation Year) at University of East London - UCAS