Music, Technology and Performance BA(Hons)

Music, Technology and Performance BA(Hons)

Advanced certificate
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,750
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

Students will explore topics such as improvisation, electronic-instrument building, human-computer interaction, the role of the human body in performance, site-specific and installation work, appropriated technology, live performance with film, interacting with artists in other art forms and the relationship between the recording and performing musician. Students will also study digital and post-digital history and aesthetics to inspire theirn creative vision and link their music meaningfully to the world.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths or equivalent, plus one of the following: Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent, with Music or Music Technology at grade C or above or Music or Music Technology BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM or Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE Music or Music Technology course with at least 15 credits in Music or Music Technology at merit. English and Maths GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or International Baccalaureate: 28+ points with Music or Music Technology at higher level grade 5 Portfolio Required: No Interview Required: No We welcome applications from mature students with non-standard qualifications and recognise all other equivalent and international qualifications English language – If English is not your first language we require an English language level of IELTS 6 with 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Career opportunities

The creative industries are a huge economic growth area and digital music and audio are central to contemporary media. Recent graduates are now composers, sound designers, performing and recording artists and session musicians, recording engineers, producers, and audio technicians.

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