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Commercial Music Technology

London College of Creative Media

UCAS Code: W311 | Bachelor of Music (with Honours) - BMus (Hon)

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

96

A typical offer is 96 UCAS points for entry to undergraduate courses, primarily from Level 3 equivalent qualification such as A levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or a Foundation Diploma. Due to the creative nature of our courses, you will be considered on your own individual merit and potential to succeed. We encourage you to get in touch if you are predicted points below this range, thinking about transferring from another institution, or if you have other qualifications or professional experience as we may be able to consider you. You must have a minimum of Grade 4 (or C) or above in GCSE English Language, or equivalent, for entry to our undergraduate courses.

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About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Other options

6.0 years | Part-time | 2021

Subjects

Music technology

Music production

Music composition

Sonic arts

The BA (Hons) Commercial Music Technology focuses on the creation, development and delivery of commercial audio. As audio creators we are reliant on technologies which afford us many creative careers. The course encourages you to research and explore these technologies and their contextual practice, understanding their history and relevance to future associated industries. Areas of study include advanced recording in both analogue and digital landscapes, mixing, mastering techniques and spatial audio experiences for emerging technologies. Modules are designed to integrate skills, knowledge and understanding of commercial music industries and their future development.

Modules

Applied Theory / Instrumental Studio / Studio, Production & Programming / Mix Concepts / Synthesis & Sound / Music Programming 3 - Sound Design / Audio Technology, then, now next / Spatial Audio / Live Sound / Music Programming 4 - Contemporary Electronica / Advanced Sound Engineering / Composing for Media (Broadcast) / Working in the Music Industry / Professional Practice Portfolio

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

The Music Box

Department:

Music

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

87%
med
Music technology
87%
med
Music production
87%
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Music composition
87%
med
Sonic arts

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Music

Teaching and learning

87%
Staff make the subject interesting
84%
Staff are good at explaining things
91%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
88%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

72%
Library resources
52%
IT resources
75%
Course specific equipment and facilities
69%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


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