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BA in Electronic Music Production (Full Time)

University of West London

Bachelor Degree , Electronic Music

Course Description

Study electronic music production at the London College of Music (LCM) and you will be following in the footsteps of Grammy winners, under the direction of leading industry professionals.

Based on more than two decades of development and experience, this course will provide a unique and vocational approach to this subject, in which you will apply theory through practice.

This course covers everything from sound practice and theory to the latest mixing and production techniques to train you in the skills needed by today’s global music industry.

During the course, you will be able to work with a wide range of musicians and artists in one of the largest audio complexes in Europe.

The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

Study electronic music production at the London College of Music (LCM) and you will be following in the footsteps of Grammy winners, under the direction of leading industry professionals. Based on more than two decades of development and experience, this course will provide a unique and vocational approach to this subject, in which you will apply theory through practice.

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Course Content

On this course you will gain a thorough appreciation of the role of electronic music production in music-making today as it is used across the music and media industries.

Through your theory and practical studies, you will come to consider electronic music as not just a single genre but as a way of making music that can be applied to a multitude of styles.

You will learn to harness today’s hardware and software to sequence, sample, synthesise, compose, produce and remix sound, as well as to make music and experiment with sound design.

Led by experienced tutors who are actively practising in the music business, you will learn about new findings in music research and gain industry insights that could help you in your career. In addition, you will be able to work with our highly qualified and friendly audio technicians/demonstrators, who will help you master the technical challenges of electronic music production.

The University of West London offers an excellent range of technical facilities and studios. With seven professionally equipped studios, live rooms, numerous smaller studios and programming suites fully loaded with the latest industry software, you will be studying in one of the largest audio complexes in Europe.

Our location, close to the vibrant music scene in London, provides unique opportunities for placements, work experience and networking. We will also encourage you to collaborate with other musicians and artists at LCM so you will be able to apply your skills in a variety of live situations, working with performers in a range of genres, including classical, pop, jazz and contemporary.

Foundation year

There are many reasons for joining a foundation year course; you may not have the exact subjects or grades at A level to meet the entry requirements, you may have been living abroad or want to change direction with your career. Whatever your starting point, the foundation year offers a firm grounding in the skills and knowledge that you will need to get the most from your studies and thrive at University. Successful completion of the foundation year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

On this course you will gain a thorough appreciation of the role of electronic music production in music-making today as it is used across the music and media industries. Through your theory and practical studies, you will come to consider electronic music as not just a single genre but as a way of making music that can be applied to a multitude of styles. You...

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Entry Requirements

72UCAS points requiredfrom level 3 qualifications

These can include:

  • A Levels at grades B and C (if you have two A levels) or grades D, D and D (if you have three), or above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass
  • Access to HE Diploma

You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.

If you do not have a formal Level 3 Music Technology qualification, you will be required to present a portfolio of your work.

Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the qualifications listed but have relevant work experience, you are welcome to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.

We take pride in our inclusiveness and the diversity of our student population. We have a vibrant mature student community and look forward to welcoming you.

72UCAS points requiredfrom level 3 qualifications These can include: A Levels at grades B and C (if you have two A levels) or grades D, D and D (if you have three), or above BTEC Extended Diploma with Merit, Merit, Pass Access to HE Diploma You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2...

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