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HND

Music Technology (Production)

Music

Key Facts

Level:
Level 5
Location:
Wakefield City Campus, ASIC Building
Start Date:
September, 2022
Duration:
2 Years
Mode of Study:
Full-time
Awarding Body:
UCAS code:
W350
Institution Code:
W08

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Overview

This course is designed for music performers and creative technologists who wish to enter the music profession and want to develop a range of skills on a nationally-recognized Level 5 qualification.

 

The purpose of Higher National Diploma in Music (Production) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the music industry and adapt to a constantly changing world.

The course is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the music industry, the course gives students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.

Course Features
  • Brand new facilities

Course Structure

You’ll study 15 units and cover a wide range of topics within music technology. An exploration of the theoretical concepts associated with music technology underpins the practical aspects of the course. Areas studied include studio recording, sound design, creative software techniques, composing using technology, music business, marketing and promotion, song writing, mixing and mastering. 

You’ll study 15 units and cover a wide range of topics within music technology. An exploration of the theoretical concepts associated with music technology underpins the practical aspects of the course. Areas studied include studio recording, sound design, creative software techniques, composing using technology, music business, marketing and promotion, song writing, mixing and mastering. 

 

Entry Requirements

Minimum 64 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or a Level 3 Diploma in a related subject or a relevant Access programme. Those with previous experience or learning that is relevant may be eligible via our APL process for accreditation towards this course. All applicants must complete a satisfactory interview.

64

Points Required

If you’re applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.

Fees & Funding

These fees relate to 2022/2023

Tuition Fees: £6950.00  per year. 

Course Costs Included in the fees

 

Course Costs Not Included in the Fees

 

The everyday costs of studying at University Centre at Wakefield College that apply to all students include:

  • Travel: costs associated with travelling to and from campus. This could be bus or train fares, costs associated with running a car including car parking charges.
  • Consumables: folders, pads, pens.
  • Printing/photocopying: most written assignments are submitted via Turnitin but there are occasions where you may be required to submit work in a printed format e.g. dissertation. There are on campus printing/photocopy facilities across college and binding and additional services in the college library.
  • Subsistence: the campus has food outlets where students can purchase meals, drinks and snacks. Water dispensers are available around the campus for students to refill reusable bottles at no cost.
Bursaries and scholarships

The University Centre at Wakefield College has a strong commitment to widening access to higher education, and we have a range of bursaries and scholarships to support eligible students starting a higher education course at the University Centre. For more information please click here.

Other Financial Support

Through Student Finance England You may be able to borrow money to help pay for university or college tuition fees and to help with living costs. For more information please click here.

Careers

Our BA Hons Creative Industries top-up degree offers a progression route to achieving a level 6 qualification. 

 


HND Music Technology (Production)