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Developed by music industry professionals who have worked with Bjork, Swedish House Mafia, N.E.R.D. and many more, the Music Production & Sound Engineering Diploma is a comprehensive practical guide to the creative process of producing music. Featuring top software packages such as Native Instruments' Komplete, Waves and UAD, this course of intensive study consists of three classes per week plus unlimited practice time. There are six course modules, each specialising in an important area of music production. Class sizes are strictly limited and each student has their own Apple Mac audio workstation in class. Classes are taught by professional music producers and every student on this six month course has access to the Point Blank studio facilities seven days a week for the duration of their course. If you are hungry to learn music production and sound engineering and looking for the fast track route to professional skills then there is no other music production school quite like it.

Developed by music industry professionals who have worked with Bjork, Swedish House Mafia, N.E.R.D. and many more, the Music Production & Sound Engineering Diploma is a comprehensive practical guide to the creative process of producing music. Featuring top software packages such as Native Instruments' Komplete, Waves and UAD, this course of intensive study consists of three classes per...

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Entry Requirements

If you do not wish to opt in for the accreditation there are no formal entry requirements for this course. We recommend international students have a B2 level of English. It's possible to take an additional English Language course whilst studying with us, please contact us for more information. 

If you do wish to opt in for the accreditation validated by Middlesex University, the following guidelines are designed to orientate you through entry on to a Higher Education course at Point Blank:

First and foremost, we are looking for people who can demonstrate a) their passion for music and b) an ability to successfully complete a Higher Education programme.

This will initially be assessed through your personal statement which should include any previous study or relevant experience in music. The Admissions Team will look at the merits of each applicant, taking the following evidence into consideration:

  • Personal statement
  • Predicted or previously attained grades
  • Examples of work
  • References
  • Relevant work experience

Applicants may also be asked to complete a written exercise and/or attend an interview.

  • Where conditional offers are made, typical offers will be set between:

    A Level: BBC – BCC
    BTEC: DMM - MMM
    Equivalent qualifications will also be accepted. For information on equivalency please click here.

  • Unconditional offers will be reserved for exceptional applicants who demonstrate their ability through examples of previous work and/or attainment in previous academic study.
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate English language at level B2, equivalent to grade C at GCSE.
  • Applicants without formal qualifications or who have achieved academic qualifications lower than the typical conditional offer may be considered on the strength of relevant prior learning and experience, demonstrated through an interview, written exercise and portfolio of work.
  • If you have / are going to take an IELTS exam, the minimum level is 6.0 (with 5.5 in every category). Only IELTS Academic tests will be accepted. If you are an international student applying for a Tier 4 visa, you must have an IELTS UKVI Academic test.
  • International applicants should check minimum academic requirements for entry by using our partner University’s guide here.
  • Successful completion of a CertHE or DipHE programme delivered at Point Blank would precipitate entry at level 5 or 6 on the BA programme. Students who have previously completed a qualification at level 4 or 5 may also be eligible to start the programme at a different entry point.
  • Places are limited and offers cannot be made to all applicants.

If you do not wish to opt in for the accreditation there are no formal entry requirements for this course. We recommend international students have a B2 level of English. It's possible to take an additional English Language course whilst studying with us, please contact us for more information.  If you do wish to opt in for the accreditation validated by Middlesex...

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