On the Creative Music Technology (Hons) course from De Montfort University you will focus on composition and production. With us, you will explore an extensive range of approaches to creating and performing, including studio-based composition, multi-track recording and production, and sound synthesis.
Discover the application of music across disciplines, from music and sound for film to site-specific and installation work, creative computer coding, and advanced surround sound and diffusion.
Allow your vision and voice to be inspired by the academic study of digital and post-digital history and aesthetics. Based on your own interests, you will have the freedom to choose compositional, technical and theoretical topics to research in greater depth. You will have access to our dedicated facilities where you can explore areas such as spatialisation, musical computing and sound recording.
This course is taught by internationally recognised, experienced musicians who are active performers, composers and researchers at the forefront of electronic and electroacoustic music, electronica and sonic art.
Our graduates have gone on to work as composers, sound designers, performing and recording artists, session musicians, recording engineers, producers and audio technicians, in major organisations such as the BBC, ITV, Sony Music, Warner Music Group and smaller genre-based labels Ninja Tune and K7.
Digital music and audio are central components to contemporary media. Recent graduates are now composers, sound designers, performing and recording artists and session musicians, recording engineers, producers, and audio technicians.
You may choose to pursue careers in music management, theatre, radio content and production, television, music retail, music and internet publishing, software development, and music education.
Our graduates have taken up roles with large companies such as the BBC, ITV, Sony Music, Sony Computer Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Ableton and Babel Media (Toronto, prestigious recording studios, including Abbey Road, Great Linford Manor, Townhouse Studios and Metropolis Studios, as well as smaller genre-based labels such as Ninja Tune and K7.
We also support students with entrepreneurial ambitions, with success stories in both freelance and company start-ups. Students have created businesses in music creation and production, recording, sound design, music for media, music technology equipment supply and technical support, acoustics consultancy and studio design, along with online forms of distribution and sales.
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- Sound analysis and perception
- Foundations of Music
- Creating with Technology
- Digital Music Creativity: Sequencing
- Composing with Technology
- Studio Production Techniques
- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths or equivalent, plus one of the following:
- Normally 104 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent, with Music or Music Technology at grade C or above or
- Music or Music Technology BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM or
- Pass in the QAA accredited Access to HE Music or Music Technology course with at least 15 credits in Music or Music Technology at merit. English and Maths GCSE required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course or
- International Baccalaureate: 24+ points with Music or Music Technology at higher level grade 5
International14750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14750 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
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