BA (Hons) Electronic Music Production

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Program Description

This electronic music production degree provides students with an opportunity to explore and develop all of the skills involved in creating, producing and performing quality contemporary electronic music. Students will be given a significant insight into a wide variety of techniques and methodologies and encouraged to incorporate them into their own practice or modify and develop their own new methodologies.

Subjects covered include composition, sequencing, synthesis, sound design, audio-editing, mixing and mastering, live sound and performance techniques using a range of traditional DJ and software-based platforms. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be on your way to building a career as an electronic music producer or performer.

In addition to covering essential composition and production techniques, you will explore new and exciting methods of sound creation and manipulation using software to develop your own performance tools, synthesizers, and signal processors. The course will allow you to study the area in greater depth, mastering your craft and looking at new ways of delivering your music, incorporating the latest computer-based performance technologies.

Music Production Techniques

You will develop and build on your knowledge of the modern recording chain; microphones, pre-amplifiers, mixing desks, recording and monitoring systems. Essentially you will understand the mechanics and operations of a modern recording studio inside out.

Sequencing / Synthesis

Learn and master software like Ableton, Logic, Pro Tools, and Reason. Get your hands on the very best and latest industry gear… including Ableton’s new Push.

And much, much more.

You will also explore DJ performance techniques, how to deliver a music product, advanced listening skills, music & sound for moving image, the business of the music industry and a host of other subjects that will equip you for making a career in today’s electronic music industry.

Entry Requirements

This course is for the incredibly focused and ambitious student who wants to enter the industry at the highest level.

Our typical minimum entry requirement for applicants with A levels/AS levels/ BTEC is 260 points. Other similar qualifications may be considered on an individual basis. You must also have GCSE English at C or above (or equivalent qualifications).

Last updated February 2018

About the School

We set out to make dBs Music a cut above all other music production training providers…like some we have the very best kit, like others we employ the very best tutors…but what sets us apart is our att ... Read More

We set out to make dBs Music a cut above all other music production training providers…like some we have the very best kit, like others we employ the very best tutors…but what sets us apart is our attitude…an attitude of going the extra mile. It means you get more hands-on time than any other training facility, it means our staff genuinely care, it means you get treated like an industry professional from day one…most of all, it means you’ll have the most amazing experience. The dBs’ attitude can be difficult to explain…but we guarantee you’ll love it. Read less
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