Advance your skills in the creation, production and performance of high-quality electronic music in this industry-focused masters degree in Electronic Music Production. This groundbreaking course will propel you beyond technical mastery, and into shaping a thriving career in the music industry.
Experiment with live electronic performance technologies, develop your own performance tools, synthesisers and signal processors, and refine your skills in processing, sampling, mixing and mastering. You will explore new ways of delivering your music, incorporating the latest computer-based performance technologies and gain in-depth technical knowledge combined with creative and critical thinking that will give you the freedom to define your artistic aesthetic whilst studying within a diverse community of electronic sound designers, composers, producers and performers.
To prepare you for a career in the music industry, you will focus on current revenue streams and contemporary developments in this area, along with idea generation, workflow and project management skills, which will enable you to be productive with your skills.
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
You will study a total of 5 modules, including a final major project. Programme structures and modules can change as part of our curriculum enhancement and review processes.
The course takes place over three trimesters, covering 45 or 90 weeks, depending on whether you choose to study one year full-time or two years part-time (online only). Over the course of five modules, you’ll refine your craft as an electronic music producer, become adept in the use of multiple industry-standard DAWs, generate a passive income through conceptualisation and development of a product, deepen your understanding of setting up your own business and deliver a final major project.
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.
Who better to tell you about our course than students already doing the course? In this video, some of our latest cohort talk about their experience of the dBs online masters degrees.
This postgraduate course pushes students into unexplored territory and as a result, can lead to a myriad of professional pathways. With such a strong industry focus, many students will pursue entrepreneurial careers, be that a record label, audio plugin developer or freelance producer. The potential is not limited to those fields though, and depending on the project, students may venture into music therapy, sound art or game audio.
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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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