Our one-year A2HE diploma in DJ & Electronic Music Production is the ideal platform to fortify your creative abilities, equipping you with everything you need to progress onto higher education.
Our professionally-driven DJ & Electronic Music Production diploma will introduce you to the fundamentals of music-making and production, where you will craft your sonic signature and create high-quality original work. Through practice-based learning, you will develop your skills in DJing, composition, studio production, sampling and synthesis; while growing your proficiency in Ableton Live and Logic Pro X.
Your creative development will be complemented by a suite of academic and entrepreneurial skills, as you expand your understanding of research, presentation and self-reflection. All of this experience will provide the perfect platform to progress onto an undergraduate degree, where you can continue to specialise in electronic music production or explore more niche study areas in sound design or music and sound for screen.
This course is taught by the dBs Institute and awarded by Access Creative College
This course is taught by the dBs Institute and awarded by Falmouth University
The diploma is taught over 38 weeks and you will study a total of 11 modules, totalling 60 credits. Programme structures and modules can change as part of our curriculum enhancement and review processes.
Over the course of the year, you will hone your skills as a DJ and electronic music producer as you explore a wide range of creative techniques and approaches. You’ll become an experienced operator of key industry software, develop your personal and business skills, and culminate your studies with a final project.
The 11 modules you study across the year will be grouped into four ‘strands’ that are delivered throughout the year.
Enjoy the freedom to fit your learning around you. For online students, course content – other than one-to-one sessions – will be available to access whenever suits you. Video materials that have been created for online students will also be made available to students that select to study on-site.
You will learn from tutors whose expertise extends across production, composition, sound design, sound engineering, label management, marketing and promotion.
You’ll also have access to our extensive guest lecture programme, giving you the chance to meet leading industry professionals – ranging from respected producers and performers to specialist technical staff from world-class audio companies.
As a student of this course, you will be encouraged to apply for placements and opportunities with dBs Pro, our in-house creative audio company.
This will allow you to further your experience and apply the skills you have been honing, as well as showcase your skills to clients and develop your creative own links in the industry.
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Having built experience in electronic music production, sound engineering, composition, sound for screen and mastering, you will possess a broad skill set that opens many potential career opportunities.
Here are just some of the pathways that you can embark on as a result of studying this course:
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Applications for undergraduate degrees are made through the University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). You can apply online through the UCAS website.
Please note that the UCAS 'on-time' application deadline for equal consideration is Wednesday 25 January 2023.
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Please note, if you currently live outside of the UK and require a Tier 4 VISA to study in the United Kingdom, we are unable to accept your application for our on campus full-time or part-time postgraduate degree programmes. If this is the case, please apply for one of our online postgraduate courses instead.