BA (Hons) Music and Sound Production
UCAS CODE: W374
INSTITUTION CODE: B39View course on UCAS
How music is recorded, mixed and mastered is as integral to the creative process as composition and performance.
Our BA (Hons) Music and Sound Production course gives you the chance to create music and sound in a variety of contexts. It fundamentally allows you to pursue a fulfilling career in a range of music industry roles.
The course will provide you with everything you need to bring your technical knowledge and creativity to live and studio settings. You’ll also know the fundamentals required to work with artists.
During the course, you will undertake hands-on learning in our high-tech facilities and have direct access to cutting-edge equipment and software. World-class industry lecturers who know the ins and outs of the creative process will be with you every step of the way, offering direction and support.
Through the core modules, you’ll focus on primary areas such as audio fundamentals, music production in context, practical studio engineering and software skills, application of acoustic theory and approaches to answering professional briefs. Alongside developing your technical knowledge, you’ll broaden your general knowledge of the industry, helping you to identify your place within it.
You’ll build the necessary skills and understanding you need to become a successful music producer, with a sustainable career in the music industry.
You will also have the opportunity to choose modules. These optional modules will help you to focus your studies and create the career route that’s right for you. The options you choose can help you forge a successful career in a range of music-based industries. These include the recording industry, the live music industry, the film and TV industry, the audio postproduction industry and education industry.
So, what are you waiting for? Start your career in Music and Sound Production today.
Mode of attendance: Full-time
Length of course: This course is taught as a three-year course at levels four, five and six.
Awarding institution: BIMM Institute
Campus delivery: London, Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester
UCAS code: W374
Language of study: English
Final award: BA (Hons) Music and Sound Production
Admissions Criteria: Minimum of 2 A-levels at Grade E or above (32 UCAS points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language
Successful completion of a BIMM admissions assessment.
Minimum of 2 A-levels at Grade E or above (32 UCAS points), OR BTEC Level 3 equivalent, and normally three GCSEs at a minimum grade C/4, including English Language
IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 to be achieved in each band.
Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in roles such as a Producer, Sound Engineer, Programmer, Front of House Engineer, Monitor Engineer, Drum Technician, Guitar Technician, Backline Technician, Roadie, Sound Designer, Foley Artist, or Location Sound Recordist.
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Choose your career pathway with our optional modules.
Our undergraduate degree courses allow you to define your own route to success via a range of optional modules. First, you’ll learn the necessary employability skills and find where you’ll fit in the industry. Then, you’ll be able to build your course according to your interests and career aspirations.
Optional career pathways:
The optional modules advertised as available for BIMM Institute courses are subject to variation dependant on minimum student numbers and the availability of specialist resources at each college (Please refer to our terms and conditions for further detail).
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