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UCAS CODE: J933

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Take a digital approach as you discover and create electronic music and sound.This course is your chance to specialise in producing music using the latest technologies. You will explore the unique sounds and possibilities of digital approaches to music production. Explore how technology has impacted the music landscape. If you want to become a successful electronic music producer, or you want to create, market and sell digital music, this is the course for you.Learn by producing digital music for yourself and for professional clients using the digital audio workstation (DAW). This allows you to build your portfolio and become a confident electronic music producer and artist.During your time with us, you will:Write and arrange tracks for clients to develop your musical understandingLearn to capture and process sound using advances production techniquesSequence and synthesize sounds and beats using different digital technologiesExplore new ways of creating music with hardware controllersProduce a major piece of digital work, like an album or film soundtrack.Alongside the practical element of this degree, you will advance your theoretical understanding of music production. Through lectures you will contribute to current debates around production. This could involve examining the evolution of production technology, modern distribution platforms, music in film and much more.When you study with us you benefit from professional experience with artists and clients. You will work on projects with professional producers from the creative industries. You will take part in masterclasses and workshops with high profile music industry guests. There are opportunities to visit professional recording studios, including a working visit to Abbey Road studios in your final year.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,750per year

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UCAS Points : 104

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University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    106th

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 87 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    103 51%

    77th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    71st

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    30th

    19

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