Why choose this course?
- You are fascinated by the potential of technology in the creative process
- You wish to understand and explore current trends in songwriting
- You wish to be taught by current practitioners and exponents in the art of writing songs within the commercial sector
- You wish to be part of a department within a school that includes film making, animation and the creative arts
- You will have the opportunity to explore your creative interests and ideas through a series of songwriting projects and to have your songs performed in a variety of venues
- Gain a BSc – because we genuinely explore the art and science of music composition
- We have a strong, ongoing record of student satisfaction over several years since the launch of the national student survey.
- The University of Hertfordshire has consistently been towards the top of various league tables reflecting student satisfaction.
- We have some of the best resources in the UK, including state-of-the art music studios and film and TV facilities.
- Our music industry advisory panel is second to none in the UK and includes key figures in the music industry such as Tim Clark (Robbie Williams's manager), Mike Smith (MD Columbia Records) and Korda Marshall (who signed Take That, James Blunt etc.)
What's next for my career?
Our graduates have gone on to successful careers as songwriters, composers and performers and work for organisations such as the BBC and PRS. Composing for television, sound design, creating sound for computer games and sound engineering are all roles our alumni have taken part in. Owing to the balance of technological and creative aspects of our courses, students have been in constant demand for teaching positions. Many have continued their studies for Master's and PhD degrees.Graduates of the Songwriting and Music Production (Hons) degree from University of Hertfordshire have gone on to successful careers as songwriters, composers and performers and work for organisations such as the BBC and PRS. Composing for television, sound design, creating sound for computer games and sound engineering are all roles our alumni have taken part in. Owing to the balance of technological and creative aspects of our courses, students have been in constant demand for teaching positions. Many have continued their studies for Master's and PhD degrees.
- Techniques and Technology 2
- Studies and Investigations 2
- Perspectives of Music 2
- Songwriting and Performance 2
- Professional Work Experience 30: Music
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMusic Musicology Liberal Arts View 164 other Bachelors in Musicology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- UCAS points 104-112
- A Level BCC-BBC
- BTEC MMM-DDM
- IB requirements 104-112 UCAS points
- Access course: Diploma with 45 level 3 credits at merit.
International14000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK: £1155 per 15 credits
- International: £1750 per 15 credits
Living costs for Hatfield
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