Loughborough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Derby

Contemporary Music, Performance and Production

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Course summary

The BA (Hons) Contemporary Music, Performance and Production course has been developed to include a number of interrelated, core themes of study. We believe these will enable graduates to be best prepared for work in a huge number of roles within the music industry and beyond and will help students to develop high academic standards. This new course continues Loughborough College’s proud tradition of delivering higher education music programmes in a college environment. The course aims to create highly employable graduates, who enjoy exploring music in a multitude of ways, whilst being agile, creative thinkers who rise to challenges they are faced with. Throughout the programme students will develop: Artistic practice The use of technology to aid and stimulate creativity Contextual study Proficiency in recording environments Musicianship skills Technology in performance Professional practice Academic experience Business skills Employability Assessments include a range of exams, essays, projects, presentations, reports, practicals and lab sessions. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps. An academic tutor will work with you throughout the duration of your programme, supporting your development and academic progress. Features and Benefits Access to state of the art, industry-standard studio equipment and rehearsal facilities Performance opportunities throughout the duration of the course, including working in bands and with performance technologies Industry-based work placement Staff members who have a wealth of academic and industry experience, including session musicianship, record production, composition, record label management, live sound engineering and live event promotion Guest lectures and trips Loughborough College was awarded TEF Gold 2019. Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Modules: • DAWs and Sound Synthesis • Ensemble Performance 1 • Music and Culture • Music Composition • Recording: The Science and Art Year 2 Modules: • Composition and Record Production • Ensemble Performance 2 • Innovative Performance Techniques and Technologies • Sound Design and Music Composition for Film and Television • Work Based Research and Practice Year 3 Modules: • Commercial Recording Portfolio • Ensemble Performance 3 • Music Innovation • Personal Project • Research Project *Please note that these modules may be subject to change and are run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.*

Assessment method

Assessments include a range of exams, essays, projects, presentations, reports, practicals and lab sessions. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W400
Institution code:
L77
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7750 Year 1
International £7750 Year 1
England £7750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7750 Year 1
Scotland £7750 Year 1
Wales £7750 Year 1
Channel Islands £7750 Year 1

Additional fee information

The cost of some activities are not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees can be found on our website.
Contemporary Music, Performance and Production at Loughborough College - UCAS