Level 5 Music & Sonic Arts (Music Performance) Foundation Degree

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The Foundation Degree in Music and Sonic Arts (Music Performance) is a forward looking, innovative course of study designed to encapsulate the evolving demands of the music industry. The course will inspire and challenge you to create professional musical products and performances in a supportive and stimulating educational atmosphere. A focus on both entrepreneurial, enterprise and practical skills will prepare you for employment in the music industry.
You will be treated as a practicing professional. Your learning experience will involve taught lessons, practical group work, academic and tutorial support and much opportunity to explore your own interests within the range of modules on offer…

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The Foundation Degree in Music and Sonic Arts (Music Performance) is a forward looking, innovative course of study designed to encapsulate the evolving demands of the music industry. The course will inspire and challenge you to create professional musical products and performances in a supportive and stimulating educational atmosphere. A focus on both entrepreneurial, enterprise and practical skills will prepare you for employment in the music industry.
You will be treated as a practicing professional. Your learning experience will involve taught lessons, practical group work, academic and tutorial support and much opportunity to explore your own interests within the range of modules on offer.

You will conceive, plan and execute projects and performances in a wide range of settings, from music venues and studios to music installations. Central to your experience will be the performance and composition of music - playing, singing, writing songs, doing gigs, creating scores for moving images and designing sound effects for multimedia applications.

You will work with staff who have a wide-range of high level experience in the music industry. They can share their contacts and knowledge, arrange placements, whilst encouraging your interests and supporting you in your university experience.

Year 1

  • Music business and events management
  • Live event technology
  • Sound genetics, electroacoustics and audio manipulation
  • Band work 1
  • Session musician
  • Contextualised composition and theory

Year 2

  • Industry practice
  • Music and multimedia applications (composition)
  • Sonic arts product realisation
  • Band work 2

Students will need between 120 and 240 UCAS points from:

  • At least two 'A' Levels at 'A2', with one in a related subject area
  • BTEC Diploma or Extended Diploma in a related subject area
  • Advanced Diploma with relevant Principal or Additional and Specialist Learning (ASL)
  • International Baccalaureate

Experienced mature applicants with 3 years' recent and relevant professional experience or other relevant qualifications are welcome to apply.

All offers are subject to a successful audition and interview.


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