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BA (Hons)Commercial Music

University of Chichester
United Kingdom, Chichester
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Overview

Our degree in Commercial Music offers students a unique opportunity to acquire a range of skills and knowledge relating to the music industry of today. The course is designed to interface directly with the industry and includes significant work placement experience. Module content includes songwriting, composition, studio recording techniques, production, music technology, live performance, event management, web design, marketing skills, music business, live sound, the release of a commercial album and a residential tour to Amsterdam in Year 2 of the course. The course runs at Platform One on the Isle of Wight. Students would need to be resident on the Island for the duration of their course.

Platform One has been involved in delivering programmes in collaboration with the University of Chichester since 2003 and pride themselves on a high quality educational experience for all students. Resources include industry-experienced staff, two professional recording studios with Audient mixing consoles and M&K monitoring, pre-production programming studio, purpose-built rehearsal rooms, show case room, music technology suite, experienced instrumental tutors, links with the music industry, including the Isle of Wight Festival, the International Jazz Festival, the Extreme Sports Festival and the Bestival. Endorsement deals with Marshall Amplification, Audient, Ashdown, Peavey, Pearl and Musicman ensure that all equipment and resources are of high quality and are up-to-date. Students will work in bands with regular performance opportunities in professional venues. This includes the organisation and implementation of a tour in Year 2.

Why this course?

Excellent resources include: professional recording studios and rehearsal rooms
Contemporary instrumental tuition
Innovative curriculum design
Professional industry staff
Music tour in Year 2
Weekly music industry guests

Programme structure

Indicative course content:

Over the two years of the Foundation Degree, students undertake modules including:
Principles of Audio Recording
Understanding Popular Music
Session Styles
Work Placement
Advanced Studio Recording Techniques
The Birth of Rock & Roll to the Death of Punk Music
Post Production Techniques
The Digital Age
Composition and Arranging Techniques
Composition for the Moving Image
Music Industry and Self-Employment

Career opportunities

Music performance & Session Playing
Sound recording and production
Composition and songwriting
Film, television and radio

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States