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Music Production & Creative Business BA (Hons)

York St John University

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UCAS CODE: J931

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Explore the changing nature of the music industry. Learn to produce music and gain business experience to build a successful music enterprise.If you want to build a creative music business, this is the course for you. We will teach you to create, arrange and manipulate music and sound. We will introduce you to the music industry and give you opportunities to work with clients and artists so you can build a professional network. You will gain the skills, experience and confidence you need to develop your own music production company.On this course you will learn music production techniques alongside business and marketing principles. You will develop your creative business ideas through planning and practice, helping you become a confident producer and business owner. You will also cover the mechanics of the music industry and the business strategies needed to make a career from your passion for music.During your time with us, you will:Write and arrange tracks to develop your musical understandingCapture and process sound using advanced production techniquesLearn advanced studio recording techniques with a developed understanding of acousticsSequence and synthesize sounds and beats using different digital technologiesProduce and apply business strategies and marketing plans for the music you produceGain an understanding of relevant legal frameworks such as contracts and copyright.Alongside the practical element of this degree, you will advance your theoretical understanding of music production and business creation. Through lectures you will contribute to current debates around production. This could involve examining modern distribution platforms, the evolution of digital technology and more.We give you opportunities to visit studios across the country and work on production projects with artists performing live in the studios. We also hold regular Industry Days throughout the year. These are a chance to meet and talk to successful entrepreneurs, music managers and business people from across the music industry.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,750per year

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University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    118th out of 123 7

    70th out of 85 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    91 42%

    117th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    101st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    88th

    40
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    93 43%

    78th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    49th

    2

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