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Electronic Music [with Foundation Year] BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Drawing from over 100 years’ worth of insights in applying electricity to music production, our BA (Hons) Electronic Music willchallenge your expectations of electronic music, allowing you to explore links and connections between different forms ofelectronic music practice, and will give you the scope to experiment in creating your sound and musical identity.You’ll learn techniques that will prepare you for the world of electronic music production - a world that ranges across commercialand experimental music, from pop production through to electronic dance music, electronica, music for media and experimentalmusic.You’ll also explore the history of electronic music, from its early twentieth century pioneers through to krautrock, synthpop,industrial, techno and on to more recent trends in this diverse field of music making, identifying practices that you canincorporate into your own music.Whether your interests lie in songwriting and music production emphasising electronic sound, creative experimentalapproaches, or exploring the genres and sub-genres of electronic dance music, this course will allow you to make the most ofthem. Over 3 years, you’ll study modules across four different strands, developing your knowledge and skills in production;performance; the contexts and histories of electronic music; and creative entrepreneurship for music.You’ll also acquire electronic music production techniques using digital audio workstations (e.g. Logic X, Ableton Live and ProTools HD), and gain experience using a variety of analogue and digital technologies to produce your projects.Our optional modules will allow you to broaden your experience by applying these skills to music for media projects (for example,in games, films and apps).Throughout your studies, you’ll be supported by a teaching team with wide-ranging expertise in electronic music, popular musicand creative music technology. You can also join our Electronic Music Society, which hosts weekly workshops and organises liveperformances and club nights.

Application deadline

15 January

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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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