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BA (Hons) Creative Music Professions

The Manchester College
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Course UCAS code: WW40
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Music at UCEN Manchester recognises the changes happening in the modern creative industries and is striving to be the HE provider that is offering educational opportunities that are forward thinking and progressive. The aim of the programme is to train and support creative individuals who aspire to a career that utilises their creative skills. The course facilitates development of a range of skills vital to becoming an independent professional including: composition for film, TV and computer games, studio production and engineering, mixing, remixing and mastering, DAW production, video editing and processing, industry practice and protection of intellectual property. The course is fast-paced and heavily practical, encouraging students to explore their individual artistic interests in order to develop as practitioners. The course is ideal for those with a passion for creating music and a desire for a career in the creative industries. Each year of the programme has a unique focus in providing students with the techniques, knowledge, and methods in order to become a professional creative. The first year is the 'skill' year where a foundation of skills, techniques, knowledge and methods will be introduced. The second year is the 'practice' year where the skills, techniques, knowledge, and methods will be utilised in music composition/production/performance. The third year is the 'professional' year where students are provided with opportunities to develop their artistic intentions and present themselves to the industry as professional practitioners
Year 1 / Level 4 Introduction To Studio Production Essential Music Skills Mix, Remix And Master Composers And Composition Creative Workstation Professional & Academic Development - The Business Of Music Year 2 / Level 5 Applied Creative Synthesis Song writing Digital Video Editing Commercial Composition The Creative Professional – Practice Based Research Creative Production Project Year 3 / Level 6 Production In Context Composing For Film And TV Composition In Context Individual Project (Dissertation) The Creative Professional Portfolio
Assessment Methods:
Level 4 30% practical 35%, portfolios 15% presentation 20% academic Level 5 45% practical 30%, portfolios 10% presentation 15% academic Level 6 20% practical 45%, portfolios 15% presentation 20% academic
Application deadline details:

15 January

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