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University Education For The Creative Industries

BA (Hons) Music Production

There’s more to being a music producer than people realise. Our Music Production course is designed to expose you to all elements of the job – creating great music is only part of the story.

Our team of industry active tutors will work with you on the latest software in our studios, to build and manage large-scale projects; to enhance what you’re already doing in order to develop your experience in areas that will benefit you and your future career.

Think of it like this… Your first day on this degree course is your first day in the industry. The challenge to you is; Can you sustain it? Can you build on it to forge a rewarding career? In our experience, you can.

Our degree BA (Hons) in Music Production is at the centre of the Futureworks’ creative community, mirroring media industries around us. There are games design teams and animators who need sound; film students looking for original music, sound effects and dialogue – it’s a media production hub, bursting with potential, talent and creative opportunity.

 

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?

Come along and check out the facilities. The studios here at Futureworks will impress you, we promise. These incredible facilities will be available to you throughout your studies. No matter what genre of music, we will have the right combination of live room, studio, hardware and software for you. To help you make the most of your experience at Futureworks, we have an outstanding team of tutors to guide you through your studies – all currently active in the music industry. Our team includes a record label owner, music producers, an eminent live sound engineer, commercial songwriters and a sonic branding specialist.

We believe it’s essential that your teaching team are part of the industry. This ensures the knowledge they pass on is both relevant and current. It also means they have excellent industry contacts that our students can tap into for real-world projects. You will have the opportunity to acquire professional credits during your time at Futureworks, while building up an enviable list of your own contacts at the start of a new career.

A unique aspect of Futureworks is our focus on education for the creative industries. We have multiple disciplines across a range of degree courses. In effect, we are a microcosm of the industry around us.

So if you want to be among the next generation of music producers and you have a passion for creating music, then this is the course for you.

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

As with all of our Bachelor of Arts degree programmes the opportunities and careers are broad and varied. To name but a few…

Music Producer, Artist, Studio Engineer, Sound Designer, Sonic Art, Live Sound, Game Audio, Film Sound, Composer, Studio Manager, Label A&R, marketing, commercial branding and teaching.

Many of our students progress on to postgraduate study – MA and MSc programmes in Sound & Music Production Audio, Sound Design, Electroacoustic Composition and more besides

 

AWARDING BODY

The final qualification for this programme is awarded by the University of Central Lancashire.