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BA (Hons)Digital Music (with Popular Music Production Foundation Year)

Solent University
United Kingdom, Southampton
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Overview

Our music courses ranked 15th out of 66 other UK institutions for student satisfaction (NSS 2019).
Under the guidance of practising producers, composers, musicians and DJs you’ll study areas including music production/composition, audio engineering, live performance and entrepreneurship. The course caters for a wide variety of contemporary musical styles including various dance music genres, for example, Drum & Bass, House, Hip-Hop, Grime, EDM and Techno.

The course also encourages you to widen your skill-set, and supports you to expand upon the knowledge and proficiencies necessary to succeed within the competitive world of commercial music and sound, bridging the gap between the aspiring music producer and professional digital artist. You will also have the opportunity to study skills in Foley artistry, music/sound design for film, games and other creative mediums.

You will also be supported in establishing, branding, release/distributing and promoting your own original music through the three year course.

Throughout your studies you will have the chance to use a variety of contemporary, industry-standard software and plugins are used within teaching, including Logic Pro X, Ableton Live Suite, Pro Tools and Native Instruments’ Komplete. You will also access our professional recording studios, acoustically treated workstations, DJ equipment and facilities, music labs, instrumental practice rooms and dubbing suites.

Career opportunities

This degree prepares you for a range of music-related roles after graduation, including:

  • Professional music producer
  • Professional music composer
  • Sound engineer (studio, mastering and/or live)
  • Music and sound production for film, TV and games
  • Professional DJ
  • Working for/managing record labels
  • Live performer
  • Post-production audio work for film and TV
  • Music publishing and licensing
  • Music producer for third-party clients/businesses
  • Music retail
  • Music promotion and events management
  • Teacher
  • Music management
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