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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


Would you like to advance your career in the highly competitive fast-paced music industry?

This advanced course in record production will show you how to define a creative vision for a project while also managing relationships in the studio.

A team of world-renowned record producers, composers, arrangers and engineers leads this master’s in music production. Based at one of the largest audio complexes in Europe, you will have access to an enviable array of studio equipment and performance spaces, as well as opportunities to network with fellow artists and musicians.

Course detail

Your studies will incorporate the production of popular recorded music from both a theoretical and practical standpoint. You will deconstruct and analyse the process of record production, enhancing your ability to understand today’s music industry.

The course has been designed to combine the technical skills of advanced recording, digital signal processing and mixing with 'human skills', such as managing sessions, pre-production, developing your career, communication, and performance in the studio.

As you progress through the course, you will become more aware of social and consumer trends in the music industry and create a personal development plan to help you achieve your career goals.


Once you graduate you could go on to work as a:

  • sound engineer
  • post-production engineer
  • recording artist
  • producer
  • composer
  • re-mixer
  • studio manager
  • company director
  • product developer
  • product demonstrator

Alternatively, you may want to explore a related area of study, such as Advanced Music Technology. You could also take an MPhil or PhD in areas such as Popular Music Production or Electronic/Electroacoustic Composition.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,750per year

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

University information

University of West London

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  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Recently rebranded as the career university, UWL has strong links with industry that enable students to get career-specific insights, expertise and skills.
A stunning campus creates an inspiring environment for students, with high-quality training facilities and dedicated postgraduate facilities.
The university has a diverse and welcoming student community, creating a perfect environment to learn, make connections and explore in a global city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    129 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%



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