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Loughborough College

Creative Music Production

UCAS Code: W374

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Maths Grade 4/C or above

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About this course


Course option

2years

Full-time | 2019

This course has been designed to develop your proficiency as a musician whilst simultaneously growing transferable skills, cultivating a range of career options both within the music industry and beyond. This Foundation Degree forms the first two years of a degree programme, and can then be topped up with our BA
(Hons) Applied Studies (Music) (Top-Up) to give you a full Music BA (Hons) qualification.

This degree programme will provide you with experiences such as managing stages and participating in an Arts Council-funded multiagency partnership arts project. You will also be supported in completing a work placement with regional industry partners. In addition to your regular lectures and seminars with our faculty of experienced professionals and academics you will receive masterclasses from visiting industry experts. Year one of the programme comprises areas of study which provide grounding in a number of fundamental areas, including performance, composition, recording and business acumen.
The second year allows students to contextualise and apply these skills in vocational scenarios, including the opportunity to produce and market a professional release, and an industry-based work placement.

Features and Benefits
- Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.

- Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.

- Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.

- Be a full member of Loughborough Students Union- consistently voted No.1 for student experience.

Modules

Year 1 Modules: Concert Production, Enterprise in the Creative Industries, Live Performance. Music Sequencing with Sound Synthesis, Music Theory and Composition and Studio Recording Project.

Year 2 Module: Computer Based Performance, Creative Project, Music and Culture, Personal and Professional Development, Production and Distribution of Creative Content & Work Based Learning.

Assessment methods

Assessment for each module consists of formative and summative assessment. Formative assessment is assessment that informs the teaching and learning process and does not count towards your final grade for the module. Summative assessment is restricted to two graded assignment submissions per module.

The Uni


Course location:

Loughborough College

Department:

Performing and Creative Arts

TEF rating:

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