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Music Technology and Production (including foundation year) BSc (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Aldgate

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**Our Music Technology and Production (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) is a four-year degree with a built-in foundation year (Year 0), designed to provide you with an alternative route into higher education if you don’t have the necessary entry requirements to study a standard undergraduate degree. This course will teach you the important aspects of music technology and production. The foundation year of this course will help you build your academic ability and confidence, fully preparing you for the following three years of study.**More about this course**Our Music Technology and Production (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree will provide you with a broad range of skills and techniques in sound, music and sonic arts. The integrated foundation year on this four-year course is shared with other foundation degrees, allowing you to study alongside students who are interested in a variety of other specialisms and disciplines.Throughout your foundation year you’ll develop a music technology portfolio, displaying the key proficiencies you have learned through hands-on, practice-based exercises. During the course you’ll explore the fundamental aspects of computer-based music production. The working practices and techniques you’ll develop include audio editing and mixing in our Music IT labs using Apple 5k iMacs, MIDI keyboards and a range of professional standard software including; Pro Tools 2018, Logic Pro X, Cycling ’74 Max 8, Ableton Live Suite and Steinberg Nuendo 8.Our Music Enterprise module allows you to explore enterprise and business practices. You’ll learn the personal skills needed to develop an online presence in the form of proficiency portfolios, showcasing your work and skills to future clients and employers.The Sound and Media module will develop your skills in the sonic arts, expanding to the music, games and film industries. You’ll establish interdisciplinary skills including recording and design of foley and sound effects for games, films and mobile apps, interactive arts and immersive media, as well as recording of original sounds, location, ADR and effects to support interactivity, narrative and action. If you find yourself more interested in studying another subject during your foundation year, there will be flexibility to do this.Our tutors and course leaders in the London Met music department are active researchers and music industry experts who boast international careers. They have first-hand experience working with successful performers and organisations such as Clean Bandit, Echobelly, Kate Nash, Imelda May, Wolf Alice, British Broadcasting Channel (BBC), Sky and Channel 4, and continue to present their work throughout Europe, America, East Asia and Australia.You'll graduate with a full undergraduate degree with the same title and award as those who studied the traditional three-year course.Following your foundation year, you’ll continue to study the same subjects and get the same choice of modules as those studying our Music Technology and Production BSc degree.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 32

University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Both campuses are in the heart of London, arguably the best city in the world for university students.
London Met is home to a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
The dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, family and dependants, and work opportunities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 85 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.53 91%

    3rd

    59

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