Music Production (Hons), B.A. | University of the Arts London (UAL) | London, United Kingdom
36 months
25970 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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BA (Hons) Music Production prepares you for a career as a highly skilled music and audio producer. Offering a balance between creativity and technology, you'll develop your skills in studio and live recording, mixing, mastering, acoustics, psychoacoustics, songwriting and composing for a wide range of media applications including film and television, virtual reality and games.


BA (Hons) Music Production will support you to develop a deep understanding of how to work creatively across the digital technologies of contemporary music production, preparing you for a career in the creative industries.

Exploring key areas of music creation, composition, recording and production within the critical framework of a professional environment, the course is designed around 3 strands which run through each year of study: Creating Music, Recording and Producing Music, and The Music Professional.

Createch is an emerging field where creativity and technology interact, and is also the fastest growing sector of the creative industries. Developed along related principles, BA (Hons) Music Production offers a unique balance between creativity and technology using an integrated approach to theory and practice.

What to expect
  • Working on audio production projects and industry briefs, you’ll create practical work and have opportunities to collaborate – both across disciplines and with external partners.
  • You’ll build your portfolio while reflecting on and evaluating your own practice.
  • In Year 2, you’ll study a specialist option from songwriting, composing for media or audio post-production, which you can explore further in the Collaboration Practice unit and Final Major Project.
  • ​This course is delivered within industry-standard audio facilities at LCC. You’ll also have access to an extensive range of audio equipment that can be borrowed from the Kit Room, and be able to use technical areas including the 3D Workshop, Digital Space and Creative Technology Lab.

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Introduction to Music Production
  • Audio Principles for Music Production
  • Creative Audio Programming
  • Music Industries
  • Creative Mixing Techniques
  • Composition Skills for Music Producers

Year 2

  • Music Cultures
  • Audio Principles for Live Sound
  • Specialist Options: Songwriting, Composing for Media, or Audio Post-production
  • Music in the Marketplace
  • Aesthetics of Music Production
  • Creative Industry Project

Year 3

  • Innovations for Music Production: Artificial Intelligence Applications for Music Production
  • Research Skills for Music Producers
  • Final Major Project
  • Professional Practice Portfolio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

However this course will consider applications after that date, subject to places being available.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are as follows:

104 UCAS tariff points which can be made up of one or a combination of the following accepted full level 3 qualifications:

  • A Levels at Grade C or above (preferred subjects include: Music, Music Technology, Art and Design, English, Media, Business, or other subjects within Social Sciences
  • Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
  • Distinction, Merit, Merit in BTEC Extended Diploma (preferred subjects: Art and Design; Media, Music and Performing Arts)
  • Merit in UAL Extended Diploma 104 tariff points in Access to Higher Education Diploma (preferred subjects: Music Technology, Creative Music Technology, Music Technology and Production, Music, Live Sound and Music Events, Media)
  • OR equivalent EU/International qualifications, such as International Baccalaureate Diploma at 24 points minimum

And 3 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above (grade A*-C).

Tuition Fee

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    25970 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25970 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 London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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