36 months
17900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Would you like to work at the frontiers of music production, sound design, screen music and media? Our Media and Music Production (Hons) at Keele University will help you develop your technical skills and academic knowledge so you can persue a career in the music industry.

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You will explore audio design, recording, sound for the moving image and analyse a variety of media forms. To enhance your employability you will have athe opportunity to immerse yourself in industry through a variety of placements.

Our innovative Media and Music Production (Hons) at Keele University offers an exciting mix of modules that will help you achieve your career ambitions in the creative industries, such as TV, radio, film and games. Music Production will focus on contemporary, broad-ranging music studies. Taught by experienced academic staff, in a research-informed environment, you will develop skills in sound recording and audio design, digital sampling, programming, mixing, mastering and producing sound.

You will also examine the cultural contexts in which sound is produced for and consumed in various media. There will be opportuities to work individually and collaboratively and to deliver innovative projects under the guidance of supportive tutors. Find out more about our studios and facilities.


Music Production will give you the skills and knowledge for a career in the creative industries. Your future could include working in music production, sound design for games and foley, screen music or music programming.

Through workshops, tutorials and innovative assessments, you will develop technical skills, creative practice, artistic imagination and production, and academic knowledge by working creatively with audio software, hardware, and digital audio in studio and production set ups.

Gain practical skills and music industry experience through our placement modules. Many of our students have completed placements in different areas within the creative industries. Our placement partners include the education and skills support service business ENTRUST, the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle under Lyme, the music charity Make Some Noise, the independent local radio station Signal Radio, and others.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Audio Fundamentals and Recording Techniques
  • Music Programming and Automation
  • Sound and Society
  • Sound for Moving Image
  • Reading Film and Media
  • The Photographic Message
  • Film Animation: History and Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level requirement - BBC preferably to include a Music or Music Technology-related subject
  • GCSE: English Language/Literature at C (or 4)
  • BTEC requirements DMM
  • International Baccalaureate: 29 points

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.


£2,500 per year for students exceeding published entry requirements.


£1,000 per year for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank).


Keele University is certified to award Federal Stafford and PLUS loans. Federal Direct Loans are provided by the US government.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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