ACCESS TO HE: MUSIC PRODUCTION

Now accepting applications for September 2018

COURSE LOCATIONS: BRISTOL | CORNWALL | PLYMOUTH

This course has been specifically designed for learners over 19 years who would like a fast-track route into Higher Education. This intensive 1 year course equips you with all the skills you'll need to take your learning to the next level, as well as the UCAS Points needed to go on to University study. During the course you will develop a solid grounding in a range of music production, technology, composition and performance skills. The specialist modules include Studio Production, Composition & Music Theory, Acoustics, Audio Sequencing, Sampling and Mastering.

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COURSE OVERVIEW

You’ll get hands on experience through a broad range of projects from recording bands and using studio equipment to creating your own samples and exploring synthesis. This course will give you an extensive overview of the recording process, providing you with skills to work effectively in a studio recording environment.

You will learn how to use start-of-the-art equipment that can be found in today’s audio industries, from microphones and mixing desks through to samplers and leading software packages including Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Pro Tools and Native Instruments Komplete.  Another exciting area this course provides is using the skills you will have developed in music production, composition and sound creation and applying them to projects relating to the moving image, such as creating soundtracks, sound effects and atmospheres.

You’ll also develop your personal, business and management skills to give you everything you need to make your mark on the music industry. You will look at how the music industry works and how to get employment in it with a focus on how to market and promote yourself in the music industry.

COURSE UNITS

+ UNIT BREAKDOWN

Planning to go on to study for a degree? This intensive 1 year course equips you with all the skills you'll need to take your learning to the next level, as well as the UCAS Points needed to go on to University study.

  • MIDI and Audio Sequencing
  • Technology in performance and DJing techniques
  • Studio Production
  • Audio/Visual Project
  • Acoustics
  • Composition and Music Theory
  • Final Major Project
  • Applying to UCAS
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NO ORDINARY TUTORS

Our staff not only teach music, they live and breathe it. We made it our mission to find the best tutors possible, tutors with real music industry experience and knowledge. Tutors that adapt with our courses to make sure they always teach the most relevant hardware, software and production techniques. At dBs Music our teaching team will not only help you with the skills you need to achieve success in your studies, but they’ll help you network, connect and collaborate, preparing you with an insight to how the real world of the music industry works.

FACILITIES

We all understand how important it is for students to have access to the very latest hardware and software, so at dBs Music it’s always been our mission to buy the very latest kit and make sure that students can book it alongside their studio time. From Mac labs full of the latest music making software during lesson time to MIDI controllers, DJ booths, studios and rehearsal rooms - we are fully kitted out and ready to go whatever course you choose to study! 


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+ ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however; as it is a fast-track to HE option, we do require that you have some experience in music, either as a musician, a producer, a DJ, etc.

If you are unsure if you have the right experience, simply get in touch and we can help guide you.

We also offer introductory short courses aimed at providing you with a foundation in music production, which could provide you with the right level of experience to be accepted

+ FUNDING & COURSE COSTS

19-23 yrs old funding

If it is your 1st Level 3 qualification then the course will be free.

If you already have a Level 3 qualification you will need to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the course fees.

24+ students

Will need to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the course fees.

We understand figuring out course fees can be a daunting prospect but we are here to help. If you get stuck or just want some friendly advice, give us a call. Alternatively you can find out more information on what fee remission you may be entitled to here.

+ QUALIFICATION DETAILS

The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification, and awarded by Ascentis, licensed by the QAA and accepted by Higher Education Institutions.


HOW TO APPLY

To start your application hit the button below, fill in your details and a member of our admissions team will be in touch.

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