BIMM Institute

Music Production BIMM Institute Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Sussex

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Course summary

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The BA (Hons) in Music Production is a specialist course to nurture your creative flair while you develop your skills as a producer across a wide range of contexts, including traditional studio recording, live recording, computer music performance, plus music for film, television and multimedia. You’ll study the context of contemporary music and the industry that supports it, as well as learning personal, project-management and business skills.
You will be taught in-house in our high-tech Mac labs, as well as various studios. Students will have access to cutting-edge equipment and software at these locations, and will be directed in the use of them by professional industry tutors who really know the ins and outs of the kit.
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Course details

Modules

Year 1
Audio Theory and Acoustics
Computer Music Production
Creative Sound Studies
Mixing and Arrangement
Studio Engineering
Music Business.

Year 2
Music Production in Context
Music and Sound for Moving image
Sound Studio Production
Computer Music Production 2
Music Production Industry
Computer Music Performance
Live Sound Production.

Year 3
Audio Post Production
Production Project
Professional Development
Computer Music Design
Sound and Music for Games
Immersive Environments
Video and Multimedia Production

Assessment method

You will be assessed in the following ways:
Practical Exams
Written exams
Practical coursework
Multimedia coursework
Written coursework
Presentations


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!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

Applicants that require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK must meet guidelines set by UKVI and will be required to have a consultation with a member of the admissions team upon acceptance. Tier 4 students can currently study at our Brighton, Bristol, London and Manchester campuses.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level CC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Scottish Higher CCCD

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Once an application is received, applicants will be contacted by a member of the admissions team to arrange an interview in person or by phone.

Portfolio

Applicants are required to bring a portfolio of work to their interview. Details on what to prepare will be provided once a date and time has been booked.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
Cambridge English Advanced Level B2 A minimum overall score of 170 must be achieved, with no lower than 165 achieved in each section of the test.
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 A minimum overall score of 6.0 must be achieved, with no lower than 5.5 in each of the bands.

Applicants must have met the minimum requirements and be in receipt of results prior to enrolment.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands €7,450 * Year 1
EU €7,450 * Year 1
International €12,950 * Year 1
England €7,450 * Year 1
Northern Ireland €7,450 * Year 1
Scotland €7,450 * Year 1
Wales €7,450 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Course fees are subject to increase each academic year and do not cover: Equipment required for your course Accommodation/Living costs Each academic year, we’re able to offer a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to talented and dedicated applicants who are in financial hardship. For further information please visit the BIMM website: www.bimm.co.uk. Applications will open in April 2019.

Sponsorship information

Each academic year, we’re able to offer a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to talented and dedicated applicants who are in financial hardship. For further information please visit the BIMM website: www.bimm.co.uk. Applications will open in April 2019

Provider information

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BIMM Institute
38-42 Brunswick Street West
Hove
BN3 1EL


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BIMM Institute Admissions Department

0844 2646 666