Studying the Music Production and Performance (Hons) course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will give you real-world experiences and quality education to strengthen your musical understanding across a wide range of genres and release your creativity in the studio and on the stage.
Students engage with independent, collaborative, and client-based projects through various stages of their degree, developing their portfolios, artistry, technique, and vocational skills as they relate to real-world audiences.
BA Music Production and Performance is delivered by a team of industry professionals with extensive experience and diverse expertise. Staff provide tuition, insight and guidance across a wide range of disciplines within the music industry including music composition, song-writing, recording, production, performance, sound design and research. Throughout their study, students will benefit from master classes, enabling them to engage directly with knowledge and techniques presented by world-leading practitioners.
The degree works closely with UCLan Recordings Group, a modern-day record label and music organisation designed to give students exposure to key aspect of the contemporary music industry during their study.
Fusing academia and industry, this university based organisation provides opportunities for students to work with accomplished musicians and music business practitioners within a framework designed to support and help develop student and alumni careers. Music Production and Performance is a Certified Avid Learning Partner for Pro Tools enabling students to gain industry-standard training required.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
Our typical offer is 104 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted
BTEC Diploma: Distinction, Distinction
Pass Access Course: 106 UCAS Points
International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 104 UCAS points from Higher Level Subjects
IELTS: 6.0 with no subscore lower than 5.5
GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent
Part-time: £1,540 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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