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BA Music Production & Sound Engineering (Online)

Point Blank Music School

UCAS Code: WW88 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C-B,C,C

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

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UCAS Tariff

104-112

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Distance learning (full-time) | 2022

Subjects

Music

Music and arts management

Audio technology

Not everyone can make it to our London or LA campuses to learn music production with Point Blank, so we have created a method of online learning for which we recently won a prestigious Webby Award. The BA (Hons) in Music Production and Sound Engineering is your chance to benefit from the practical music industry expertise and innovative teaching methods that Point Blank is known for whilst also gaining an internationally recognised Higher Education qualification awarded by Middlesex University. This programme is full time distance learning, delivered by our expert instructors on our bespoke Virtual Learning Environment.

Modules

Year 1:
Introduction to Music Production
Music Composition
Creative Audio
Sound Design
Art of Mixing
Music Industry

Year 2:
Composition for Film & TV,
Production Analysis
Record Deals & Branding
Creative Production & Remix
Electronic Music Performance
Mastering

Year 3:
Advanced Composition
Advanced Mixing
Advanced Sound Design
Music Entrepreneur
Audio for Games
Production Portfolio

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£6,000
per year
International
£6,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,000
per year
Republic of Ireland
£6,000
per year
Scotland
£6,000
per year
Wales
£6,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Main Campus

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.

81%
med
Music
81%
med
Music and arts management
83%
med
Audio technology

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Music

Teaching and learning

90%
Staff make the subject interesting
92%
Staff are good at explaining things
86%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
85%
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

73%
Library resources
61%
IT resources
58%
Course specific equipment and facilities
76%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

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

Others in technology

Teaching and learning

91%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
87%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
87%
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

75%
Library resources
62%
IT resources
60%
Course specific equipment and facilities
79%
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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