BA (HONS) TOP UP YEAR

1 YEAR PROGRESSION

Now accepting applications for September 2018

COURSE LOCATION: BRISTOL, CORNWALL & PLYMOUTH

UCAS CODES:  Course Code: W390 Institution Code: P63

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OVERVIEW

If you have an FdA or HND in any area of Music Production, whether studio-based, relating to Live Sound or Music Business, then this course provides an exciting opportunity to top-up to a full BA (Hons).

Uniquely, the course gives a choice of pathways to ensure that you study only the subjects that are most relevant to you.

It is an intense 1 year course that includes a creative dissertation, working on a large scale project of your choice. Many students have taken this opportunity to use the amazing facilities at dBs to produce fantastic work in a particular area they are most interested in. It provides the perfect end to undergraduate studies for students who have a passion for making music in a variety of contexts.

This course is run in partnership with Plymouth Marjon University.


MODULE INFORMATION

The programme comprises four taught modules and an honours project.

  • Psychology of Sound
  • Innovation in Sound Practice
  • Product Design & Planning
  • Production Management & Implementation
  • Honours Project

PICK OF THE BUNCH

Our top-up year is available at all three of our UK centres - all of which have fully equipped studios, live rooms, Foley & Surround Sound suites and lecture theatres. Whether it’s our classic mixing desks, the very latest software plug-ins or our mountain of synths, you are guaranteed to get hands on practical experience on the very best gear.

WHAT THIS MIGHT LEAD TO

Aside from the obvious creative opportunities offered to music practitioners, there is a myraid of other career paths associated with music production, ranging from sound engineers and designers, managers and entrepreneurs through to those who continue an academic career at postgraduate level.


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HOW TO APPLY

Formal applications for this course are made through UCAS (University and Colleges Admissions Service). This includes mature and EU students.  For advice on the application process or for more course details contact us here

Alternatively you can start your initial application by hitting the button below, fill in your details and a member of our admissions team will be in touch.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have:

  • GCSE English Language Grade C or above (or an equivalent qualification).
  • Pass Foundation/HND degree, 55% or above (either as an average for both years or second year only).

Applicants with other qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.


STUDENT FINANCE

Course fees for 2018/19 £9000 per year

Most students will be eligible for a tuition fee loan to cover the costs of their course and there are grants and loans available to help you cover living costs too.

We understand that figuring out student finance can be a daunting prospect but we are here to help! If you get stuck or just want some friendly advice please give us a call. Alternatively visit gov.uk/student-finance/overview for information and guidance on completing your application.


In Partnership with:

Plymouth Marjon University dBs Music