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Music Production

Futureworks

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

There’s more to being a music producer than people realise. Our Music Production course is designed to expose you to all elements of the job – creating great music is only part of the story.

Our team of industry active tutors will work with you on the latest software in our studios, to build and manage large-scale projects; to enhance what you’re already doing in order to develop your experience in areas that will benefit you and your future career.

Think of it like this… Your first day on this degree course is your first day in the industry. The challenge to you is; Can you sustain it? Can you build on it to forge a rewarding career? In our experience, you can.

Our degree BA (Hons) in Music Production is at the centre of the Futureworks’ creative community, mirroring media industries around us. There are games design teams and animators who need sound; film students looking for original music, sound effects and dialogue – it’s a media production hub, bursting with potential, talent and creative opportunity.

There’s more to being a music producer than people realise. Our Music Production course is designed to expose you to all elements of the job – creating great music is only part of the story. Our team of industry active tutors will work with you on the latest software in our studios, to build and manage large-scale projects; to enhance what you’re already doing in...

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Course Content

HE LEVEL 4 (YEAR 1)

  • Composition and Arrangement (40 credits)
  • Recording Techniques and Technologies (40 credits)
  • Career Focus 1 – Online Profile (40 credits)

HE LEVEL 5 (YEAR 2)

  • Composition and Production (20 credits)
  • Recording and Production (40 credits)
  • Music, Sound, Image (40 credits)
  • Career Focus 2– Live Brief (20 credits)

HE LEVEL 6 (YEAR 3)

  • Composition and Innovation (20 credits)
  • Advanced Recording and Production (20 credits)
  • Major Project- Music and Multimedia (40 credits)
  • Career Focus 3- Professional Preparation (40 credits)

HE LEVEL 4 (YEAR 1) Composition and Arrangement (40 credits) Recording Techniques and Technologies (40 credits) Career Focus 1 – Online Profile (40 credits) HE LEVEL 5 (YEAR 2) Composition and Production (20 credits) Recording and Production (40...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

New Bailey Street

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

To be considered for this course, you will require 104 UCAS points.

This could be gained via a number of qualifications, for example:

  • BCC or above at A2 Level
  • DMM or above at Extended Diploma Level
  • M or above at UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma Level
  • A proven interest in this area

If you’re unsure how many points you have you can use the UCAS tariff calculator.

Remember that qualifications such as Graded Examinations in Music Performance and Arts Award (Gold) can also count towards your UCAS points – check the tariff calculator!

Applicants are expected to have at least a ‘C’ in GCSEs Maths and English. Non-UK applicants will need to have an English Language qualification at International Level B2 or higher, such as an IELTS of 6.0 or better (with no component below 5.5). Students with equivalent qualifications will also be accepted. If your application is successful, you will be invited to an interview where you will have the opportunity to talk about your work, influences and interests. Ideal applicants will have a keen interest in sound, music and technology. You are welcome to bring any relevant examples of work with you, if you have them.

To be considered for this course, you will require 104 UCAS points. This could be gained via a number of qualifications, for example: BCC or above at A2 Level DMM or above at Extended Diploma Level M or above at UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma Level A proven interest in this area If you’re unsure how many points...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
69%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
85% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
92% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
69% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
77% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
77% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
92% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
85% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
77% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
77% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
77% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
77% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
92% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
69% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
69% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
77% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
92% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
77% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
92% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
67% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
77% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
85% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
92% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
77% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
69% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
62% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
64% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points48

  • Employment Rate85%

  • Average Graduate Salary£16000

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