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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

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 Masters in music production.

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.

Study & career progression

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)

£ 13,250per 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

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 87 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    128 63%

    41st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    31st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    65th

    22

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