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Music and Audio Technology FdA

Plymouth Marjon University

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UCAS CODE: MAAT

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Bristol dBs

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This new programme has a broad appeal and is suitable for those interested in traditional music production, contemporary electronic music creation as well as sound design, performance and audio visual practice. There are core sound and music related modules that cover key aspects of studio production techniques, synthesis and sound design, music in context, mixing, mastering, creative music production. The course is delivered by dBs Music who provide a practical and creative-based degree course located in professionally specified high-end studio facilities and validated by Plymouth Marjon University.This exciting Foundation Degree explores traditional music production, studio craft and contemporary electronic music creation. It is a broad but thorough course that will allow students to develop modern skills in all areas of music and audio technology, with the option to specialise in an area of their choice in the second year - either Advanced Music Production or Advance Sound for Media.Students have access to a wide range of professional standard sound and music production equipment, which features not only established studio and recording environments but also electronic music and sound design labs, which include modern and classic sound production tools and software. All dBs Music centres are based on the principles of providing the very best, boasting fully equipped studios, huge live rooms, Foley studios, Surround Sound suites and lecture theatre/screening rooms. Whether it’s classic mixing desks, such as the API 1608, Neve Genesys or SSL Duality, or the very latest software plug-ins and the mountain of hardware, students are guaranteed to get hands on practical experience on the very best industry standard gear.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Plymouth Marjon University

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 85 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    110 51%

    65th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46 46%

    72nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    52nd

    1

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