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Audio and Music Production BSc (Hons)

Liverpool John Moores University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Graduate from this BSc degree course with the technical skills and the business management awareness needed to succeed in the audio/music production industry.Behind every live or studio performance lies a fascinating array of modern audio technology. This course gives you an opportunity to learn about the theories and concepts which underpin the use of this equipment, enabling you to work independently, solving practical problems and identifying solutions which help performers, producers and directors get the best results.It is important to note that while this course includes some elements related to artistic matters, it is not an arts-based course. Furthermore, students are expected to engage with other media production theories and techniques where audio plays only a part, albeit a significant one.The advent of new computer-based technology has profoundly altered the way we create, capture and deliver audio content. In order to secure a career in the audio/music-related industries, you will need to gain and demonstrate the competence and confidence to work effectively with this technology.Traditionally, purely technical graduates lack a business and management perspective. Similarly, media studies graduates lack the necessary technical appreciation to work in this field. This programme bridges that gap and you will graduate not only with technical skills and sound/music appreciation, but also the business management awareness to succeed in the audio/music production industry.You will have access to state-of-the-art sound technology as well as staff with extensive knowledge and experience. You will develop skills in media technology, electronics, computer applications and studio technology and be trained in all aspects of live or recorded entertainment. Combined with the practical hands-on experience you will get if you choose to do a work placement, this will give you a significant advantage when it comes to securing your first job.You will have access to industrially-relevent teaching facilities at the Byrom Street campus including a dedicated 'live' recording area, radio and television studios and modern editing facilities.It is important to note that while this course includes some elements related to artistic matters, it is not an arts-based course. Furthermore, students are expected to engage with other media production theories and techniques where audio plays only a part, albeit a significant one. Three strands (production; technology; management) run throughout the course, building knowledge at each level.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBC

Minimum number of A Levels required: 2Subject specific requirements: A minimum of 64 UCAS points must be taken from relevant A2 level subjects. Relevant subjects include Computing, IT, Maths, Physics and Music TechnologyIs general studies acceptable? YesAre AS level awards acceptable? Acceptable only when combined with other qualificationsAverage A Level offer: BBCMaximum AS Level points accepted: 20

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University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    80th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed a place in high-quality, university-endorsed accommodation within the heart of the city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 71 9

    72nd out of 86 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    119 52%

    48th

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    51st

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    135 63%

    35th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    16th

    25

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