Our BA in Music (Production) degree has been designed to develop your particular interests in music. It aims to equip you with a deep understanding of today’s musical world, enabling you to working across a wide range of the musical styles and genre that make up the diversity of contemporary music-making.
In your first year you will receive an essential grounding in sound recording and processing, composition, performance and musicology. You will be able to discuss all your musical activities with your fellow students and the teaching staff to get the constructive feedback that will help you develop.
You can choose from a range of optional modules in your second year and final year. This means you develop your own bespoke music course to prepare you for your chosen career in the music world. Examples of specialist options you could choose include composition, performance and interdisciplinary collaboration.
You will be taught by some of the leading figures in today’s contemporary music: sound designers, composers, performers and producers. They are all active in the music profession, with strong connections to the music community in London, the UK and across Europe. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with them, working together on a wide variety of creative projects.
Our music facilities include a fully sound-proofed recording studio, performance spaces for rehearsal and performances, and practice rooms equipped with keyboards, drum kits and amps. Access is available to an editing suite with Mac computer workstations where you can work on your music using industry-standard music-processing software.
During your time at Brunel, you’ll benefit from guest lectures delivered by leading figures in the music industry. In addition, you have the advantage of Brunel’s close location to London’s exciting music scene for planned trips to studios, shows, concerts and venues.
Our Music (Production) degree can be studied full-time over three years, four years with a placement year, or part-time over six years. We encourage the placement year option. This time in the music industry will help you prepare for the world of work with a year of invaluable professional experience. You could find yourself working in recording studios, in media and games companies, or for a live music venue.
Before you graduate you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your abilities, working alongside professional musicians. Brunel University London promotes many concerts and other live music events where you’ll be able to network and gain feedback from visiting artists.
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