Postgraduate Programmes in Music Production
MMus, PG Diploma & PG Certificate
MMus - 180
PG Diploma - 120
PG Certificate - 60
MMus: UK / EEA: £10,000, International: £15,000
PG Diploma: UK / EEA: £7,000, International: £10,000
PG Cert: UK / EEA: £4,000, International: £6,000
MMUs: UK / EEA: £6,000 p/a
PG Diploma: UK / EEA: £4,000 p/a
PG Cert: UK / EEA: £4,000 (1 year)
PG Cert: UK / EEA: £2,500 (2 years)
MMus/ PG Diploma: Full Time: 1 year & Part Time: 2 years
PG Certificate: Full Time: 1 term & Part Time: 2 terms
The Open University
Programmes are subject to University approval
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|Term & Start Dates||
23 September 2019 - 24 January 2020
27 January 2020 - 29 May 2020
1 June 2020 - 11 September 2020**
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**Not available to new starters
Programme aims to:
- develop knowledge of and competencies in audio and AV production, technologies, tools and processes to a level commensurate with requirements at the forefront of professional practice, while providing space to explore these systematically, critically, creatively and in the context of the evolving nature of professional practice;
- provide students with a comprehensive understanding of, and pathways to, successful and entrepreneurial careers in production, working individually, collaboratively and in the context of larger organisations, including leadership roles, along with the independent learning ability required for continuous professional and creative development;
- enable, and provide opportunities for producers to use a comprehensive body of theory and research and a developing critical awareness, to inform the preparation and execution of, and reflection upon, work(s) of significant scale, originality and distinctiveness; to develop as self-aware, reflexive and self-critical practitioners.
The programme runs over a three semester 45-week academic year and is made up of 4 taught 30 credit modules followed by a 60 credit Research/Project module taken in the Summer semester.
A PARTNER INSTITUTION OF:
There are no pre/co-requisites among the taught modules and students may thus enter in Autumn or Spring and take taught modules in any order according to mode of study.
Students may register for the award of MMus, Postgraduate Diploma (“PGDip”) or Postgraduate Certificate (“PGCert”).
To achieve the award of:
MMus - students must pass all five modules.
PGDip. - students must pass all four taught modules
PGCert. - students must pass any two of the four available taught modules.
Who is it for?
Students who already have a BMus or BA/BSc in a music discipline, or equivalent professional production experience, are looking to pursue a career primarily as a producer and studio professional, and who wish to further develop their skills as a producer within contemporary music, to a robust professional level, making use of new music.
Why choose us
- A personal, friendly environment
- Small class sizes
- Create your own projects
- Study in the heart of creative London
- Superb facilities and resources, opened and equipped in 2018
- Collaborate with music and writing students to create cutting edge projects and start-ups
- Make friends and professional contacts for life
Entry via second class honours degree in a music or closely related discipline from a UK awarding body, or a College-recognised equivalent international qualification or equivalent professional experience;
plus English language competency equivalent to CEFR Level C1 (7.0 overall, 6.5 in each category) if from a non majority English language speaking country;
As PG Cert curriculum varies according to modules taken, applicants will be assessed for entry in the context of their declared module choices.
Entry will also be subject to portfolio review.
Subject to Open University approval
Programme structure, content and dates shown are provisional and subject to change prior to start.