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Electronic Music Production [with Placement year] BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Become a resourceful producer of electronic music, equipped with the latest techniques and experience in a range of electronicmusic production equipment. Create a diverse portfolio of work that will prepare you for the modern collaborative creativeindustries, whether you want to produce and release your own or others’ music, perform as a DJ, or create soundtracks for filmsand games.Our BA (Hons) Electronic Music Production will help you produce your music projects to a professional standard, no matter yourcurrent level of experience. You might be a ‘bedroom producer’ needing to broaden your understanding of productiontechnologies or how to market your work, or an established producer hoping to brush up on particular techniques, such asfinalising projects.You’ll develop your skills in DAW-based production and studio recording to an advanced level, exploring a diverse range ofmaterials such as field recordings, music apps, synthesisers, and vocal recordings that you can use to enhance your creativeprojects.Many of your modules will be shared with our other music courses, giving you the chance to collaborate with different studentsand develop all-important skills for your professional life, such as teamworking and time management. You’ll also haveopportunities to work with students on our film and computer game degrees, creating soundtracks for their projects.In year two, you’ll broaden your understanding of the modern music industry by seeking and completing a placement in an areaof your own interest. This will also help you learn to self-evaluate your transferable and employability skills and develop themfurther.Our optional modules will allow you to shape the course for your chosen career. ‘Professional DJ Techniques’ will advance yourunderstanding of the production techniques and technologies used by modern DJs, as well as the historical and cultural aspectsof performing as a DJ. ‘Synthesis and Sound Design’ will allow you to explore the architectures of different synthesisers andlearn to design your own sounds for use in your music. With teaching by DJ Shadow Child you’ll be right up to date withinnovations in the industry.You can even opt for a placement year between years 2 and 3 to get ahead in the creative industries.The UK music industry contributed £5.8 billion to the UK economy in 2019 - up 11% from £5.2 billion in 2018.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

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Anglia Ruskin University

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    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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    52nd out of 87 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    122 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%



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