dBs Online

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Launched in 2022, dBs Online sets a new standard for high-quality teaching and community-driven learning on a global scale. Our range of specialist courses empower you to unleash your full potential, no matter where you are in the world or what your schedule looks like.

With dBs Online, you'll have the flexibility to learn on your terms and connect with like-minded students from around the globe. This is your opportunity to transform your education and career with our industry-leading postgraduate degree courses.

What our students say

Find out what our first cohort of dBs Online students think of their learning experience.

The dBs Online Experience

Our online programmes are designed to offer an immersive and flexible learning experience that values collaboration and real-world projects. Designed for students who want a fast-paced, flexible learning experience that accommodates their busy schedules - our courses are accessible 24/7 and can be studied at your own pace, all from the comfort of your own home.

dBs Online instructor Kris Burton talking though Micing up a Amp

High-Quality Teaching

We are committed to providing the highest standard of teaching and our courses are designed and taught by industry experts who are passionate about their craft and have years of experience in the field.


We understand that life can be unpredictable, which is why our courses are designed to be flexible. You can study from wherever you are in the world and on your own schedule, allowing you to balance your studies with other commitments.

dBs Online student working remotely
A dBs Online student using there laptop to have a online meetup with fellow students

Community-Driven Learning

At dBs Online, you are not just a student, but a valued member of our community. We foster a sense of collaboration and community by providing opportunities for you to connect with fellow students and industry experts.

Your Learning Experience

Meet the team behind our online courses and get a comprehensive overview of what
you can expect as an online student at dBs.

Our Online Degrees

Postgraduate Degrees


You'll have access to a range of learning resources and content to support you throughout your studies:

  • A virtual learning environment that provides easy access to course material, learning resources, and more
  • Weekly course content updates that feature challenging tasks you can work through at your convenience
  • Live webinars, lectures and masterclasses where you can engage with your module leader and fellow students to discuss the content and progress with coursework
  • Recorded webinars that you can access at any time, so you can learn at a time that suits you
  • A range of interactive activities, videos, and reading material that are designed to enrich your online learning experience
  • 1-2-1 sessions and group tutorials with expert instructors to provide personalised guidance and support

Meet the dBs Online Team

Harry Thomas

Harry Thomas

Production Assistant

When not behind the camera or in the editing suite, you’ll find Harry producing his next bass banger under his moniker, PHAASE.

Joe Bainbridge

Joe Bainbridge

Production Coordinator

An experienced videographer and music producer, Joe takes pride in creating content with organisations that are making a difference in the world.

Chris Page

Chris Page

Online Module Leader

Renowned for his work in DC Breaks, Chris has performed across the globe, produced music for video games, and is a wizard when it comes to sound design.

Nick Lawson

Nick Lawson

Postgraduate Course Leader and Online Degree Coordinator

Along with 15+ years teaching music tech, Nick has released music on multiple labels, performed internationally and owns some of techno’s rarest vinyl releases.

Stu Welsh

Stu Welsh

MA Innovation in Sound Course Leader

An analogue recording expert who has taught with dBs for almost 20 years, Stu also enjoys cracking open and hacking electronic devices


Frequently Ask Questions

Why Choose an Online Degree

Nick Lawson

“The beauty of studying online is the flexibility it allows. Students can study whenever it suits them from wherever they are in the world.”

- Nick Lawson, Online Coordinator