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City and Islington College

Music Production

UCAS Code: W374

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


Access to Higher Education Diploma (subject related) at Pass

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

BTEC National or Extended Diploma at MMP BTEC Level 3 National Certificate or Diploma at DM

UCAS Tariff

80

A Levels in related subjects at Grade C

67%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Is it your ambition to work in the music industry? This course develops technological, practical and analytical skills for careers in Sound Engineering; Studio and Music Production; Games Sound and Music; and Music and Sound for Film.

Delivered in partnership between City and Islington College and Islington Music Workshop (IMW), you will experience a professional recording studio and real working practice and will use the latest equipment, including 48 Channel SSL Duality Console, SSL AWS948 and SSL Matrix.

As well as learning from industry professionals with specialist expertise, you will benefit from small classes, one-to-one support and a friendly team environment.

Modules

Stage 1 Modules include: Creative Arts Research Skills; Music in Context; Aural Perception; Studio Recording/Engineering; Principle of Musical Sound; Music Technology; Music and Sound for Computer Games (imported); Sound Design (imported)

Stage 2 Modules include: Critical Musical Listening; Preparation, Process and Production in the Creative Arts; Music Studio Production; Music Business in the 21st Century; Sound Creation and Manipulation; Project Evaluation

Plus Pathway-specific modules:
Music Production Pathway - Computer Music Composition and Production; Composition in Context
Sound Recording Pathway - Music, Health and the Law; Applied Music Production Techniques
Sound Design for Film and Games Pathway - Audio Post Production; Composition in Context

Assessment methods

Set within a professional recording studio and sound production environment, you will work on projects and industry briefs that reflect working practice in the commercial world. Assignments are modelled on activities and processes found in industry.

You will be assessed through coursework, project work and written assignments.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
International
£8,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Camden Road Centre

Department:

Visual, Performing Arts and Media

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