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Point Blank Music School

Music Production & Sound Engineering with Foundation Year

UCAS Code: W3WF

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language GCSE minimum Grade C or 4

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

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time including foundation year | 2021

Subjects

Music

Music production

Electronic music

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to pursue your passion for music whilst also gaining a full BA (Hons) degree in music production validated by Middlesex University. It is a multi-platform (Logic or Ableton, Pro Tools, Native Instruments and Push), intensive and practical music degree course. Developed and taught by music industry professionals who have worked with Pharrell, Bjork and Swedish House Mafia to name but a few, this 360 experience will ensure your expertise in key areas of the music industry such as production, remixing, sound design, sound engineering, mastering, how to manage your career (or manage others), making music for TV, film and games, Pro Tools and more. You will be attending our brand new school in Shoreditch which features the best equipment and facilities in the business. Point Blank is the only school in the world to feature an SSL Duality Delta mixing console.

Modules

Personal Development for Higher Education, Introduction to DAWs, Fundamentals of Production Analysis & Genre Study, Understanding Music Theory, Foundations of Sound Design, Introduction to DJ techniques, Understanding the Music Industry, Fundamentals of Sound Engineering, Foundations of Music Composition, Intro to Music Production, Sound Engineering, Music Composition, Sound Design, Art of Mixing, Music Industry, Composing for Film & TV, Production Analysis, Record Deals & Branding, Creative Production & Remix, Electronic Music Performance, Mastering, Advanced Composition, Audio for Games, Music Entrepreneur, Advanced Sound Design, Advanced Recording & Mixing, Production Portfolio

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,000
per year
England
£6,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£9,000
per year
Northern 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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Music
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Music production
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Electronic music

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Music

Teaching and learning

94%
Staff make the subject interesting
94%
Staff are good at explaining things
92%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
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
57%
IT resources
76%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

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