Introducing: Our new Music Production degrees

28 October, 2019

Whether you’re an aspiring artist, studio producer, sound designer or you’re interested in exploring the exciting field of live sound events – our new Music Production degrees are purpose-built to provide you with the knowledge and techniques required to succeed in a variety of industry roles.

Music Production is advancing; so are we

The world of the music producer is evolving fast. So, it makes sense that music production education is changing too. Technological advances mean that industry-standard equipment and software are more readily available and expectations of the modern music producer are becoming ever broader.

Whichever part of the industry you’ve set your sights on, our new courses are designed from the ground up with the demands and flexibility of today’s fast-moving industry in mind.

BA (Hons) Electronic Music Production

Being an electronic music producer today isn’t as clear cut as it used to be. The job today could include various roles such as being a self-sufficient artist or sound designer, a beatmaker, a music software programmer, you name it!

With this in mind, our BA (Hons) Electronic Music Production degree caters for a plethora of industry requirements. Completing this course of study means you’ll be familiar with industry-standard DAWs such as Pro Tools, Ableton and Logic Pro, as well as essential plug-ins and hardware.

Core modules for this course include Synthesis & Sampling, Industry Toolkit, Creativity, Identity & Agency plus a Final Project of your own choosing in your final year.

Optional modules to suit your aspirations

What’s more, for those looking to build skills within specific areas of audio production, this course also includes a range of optional modules to ensure you’re equipped with the right key knowledge for you. These include:

  • Creative Video Production
  • Vocal Capture & Production
  • Complimentary Instrument Skills for Songwriters
  • Sound Design & Writing for Media
  • Interactive Music Applications
  • Immersive Audio Techniques
  • Culture & Society
  • Foley & Location Recording
  • Live Sound & Events
  • Festival Management

BA (Hons) Music and Sound Production

Maybe you’re a live sound enthusiast looking to add studio production skills to your inventory. Or, perhaps you’re an electronic music producer with career aspirations stretching far beyond the sound-proofed walls of the studio. Whatever your background, this course is designed to broaden your prospects across the industry – meaning you can say yes to more career opportunities!

BA (Hons) Music and Sound Production is for those who have already gained an understanding of basic music production and audio techniques and are interested in developing these further through core modules such as Audio Fundamentals, Audio Capture Methods & Equipment, Studio Practice & Engineering and Practical Acoustics.

Optional modules to suit your aspirations

Also, for those looking to break into specific areas of the wider audio production industry, the course includes optional modules to ensure you’re equipped with the right key knowledge for you. These include:

  • Recording Industry
  • The Live Music Industry
  • The Film and TV Industry
  • The Audio Postproduction Industry
  • Education Industry
  • The Art of Mastering
  • Game Sound & Music
  • Film Studies
  • Technical Event Production
  • Psychology of Music

Both degree level courses are available to study in all BIMM colleges except Dublin.

The option 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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