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Music Production BSc (Hons)

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: W374

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you dream of a career in music production, audio engineering, programming, mastering or mixing, DMU’s course in Music Production is designed specifically for you.This course covers the science and technology of audio and recording systems and how these can be used effectively in recording, mixing and mastering and sound design. You will develop skills in audio mixing and mastering, learn the principles of electronics and acoustics, study the measurement and design of recording and audio product environments, and produce sound for digital media, including radio, television, film, video games and online content.Through core modules, you will learn about the fundamentals of audio engineering, discover the acoustical foundations of musical sounds and be introduced to studio techniques. In your second and third year, you will build your portfolio and have the chance to organise and perform your own events in the heart of Leicester.You will build a skillset that will equip you for roles in areas such as studio recording, audio and post-production, sound system installation, management and sound for film and TV. Our graduates have gone on to work in successful roles for major companies including Bauer Media and Spotify.**Key features**Develop your practical skills in our creative technology studios. You will benefit from access to a host of audio recording studios, broadcast-standard radio production studios and management systems. The studio facilities include mixing desks and digital audio workstations, each equipped with comprehensive libraries of audio effects and samples.Meet producers and promoters living and working in the East Midlands area and find out how you can develop your professional practice as an artist, producer, mixer or engineer.Tackle an exciting range of real-life projects and get to meet like-minded students by joining our student societies, including the Audio Recording Society and Sound Design Society.Enhance your professional skills with a range of exciting work placements, at companies such as HQ Recording Studio, a leading studio specialising in Urban, R&B and Hip Hop.Gain valuable, industry-relevant experience by contributing to the award-winning Demon Media group, which includes the Demon FM radio station and Demon TV.Have opportunities to present your work at some of Leicester's most important cultural institutions, including the CURVE Theatre, the Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, and creative hub LCB Depot.Gain valuable, industry-relevant experience by contributing to the award-winning Demon Media group, which includes the Demon FM radio station and Demon TV.Benefit from guest lectures from music industry specialists. Previous guest speakers include Merzbow, Mira Calix, Tim Exile, DJ Sniff, Scanner, Pauline Oliveros, Brian Duffy, GRM, Leafcutter John, Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle), Keith Rowe and Evan Parker.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,250per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 112

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 87 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    122 60%

    48th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    32nd

    12

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