Gateshead College

Music Production Gateshead College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

TEF Silver

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This programme is aimed at musicians, programmers, technologists and producers who want to understand the whole production process, from composing to arranging to recording to distribution. Upon successful completion you will achieve a BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Music (Production).

The curriculum is designed to encourage you to pursue entrepreneurial activities. We want you to leave us with a CV packed with experience and an impressive portfolio to place you in an ideal position to launch your music career. On the way you’ll learn how to sharpen your technical skills, work professionally with clients and apply your musical skills and your understanding of music technology to production projects.

Please note: Whilst every effort is made to run advertised programmes, this programme will run subject to learner recruitment numbers.

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Course details


•Practical music production using our in-house production suites
•How to make and sell music
•How to work with and learn from industry professionals
•How to build a portfolio of high quality work
•An understanding of sound technology and theory

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 437W
Institution code G09
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points A relevant Level 3 qualification (Eg. BTEC Extended Diploma in Music Technology).

We will consider applicants who do not have a relevant qualification but who have the equivalent experience and knowledge of music production and technology systems and software, confirmed via an interview.

A working knowledge of music production and technology systems and software to Level 3 standard is desirable.

We welcome applications from mature students without these qualifications but with relevant experience.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,995 Year 1
Scotland £5,995 Year 1
Wales £5,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Gateshead College
Baltic Campus
Quarryfield Road

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