Creative Music Technology


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COURSE OVERVIEW


Whether your aim is to produce or compose commercial music, design sound for media or immerse yourself in the world of spatial audio, 'Creative Music Technology' provides you with the skills and knowledge to develop an in-depth understanding of music production and engineering; developing your creativity, professionalism and academic knowledge in a continuously evolving industry. Our programme is designed and delivered by leading industry professionals, with experience producing Hollywood Film scores, TV soundtracks, and working with Grammy Award winning artists.

Our programme is validated and awarded by Falmouth University, ranked gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Gold is reserved for institutions where teaching, retention and graduate outcomes are consistently outstanding and are of the highest quality found in the UK.

The Creative Music Technology BA (Hons) does not require candidates to read music or play a traditional musical instrument.

    

Study Mode

Full-time 

Duration

3 years 

Application

Click here to apply directly to Falmouth University

Full-time fees

UK/EU: £9,000

International: £15,000 (Tier 4 Students will not be accepted for September intake)

Funding

Student Loans for UK/EU students, Private Funding

Awarding Body

Falmouth University

Credits

360

Start Date

Year 1

17 September 2018 - 25 January 2019

28 January 2019 - 31 May 2019

 

Programme Specification

Programme Specification

Music industry tutors

Based in the heart of one of the world’s leading music business cities your tutors are academically qualified, high level music industry practitioners who in addition to their teaching, are active in the industry; scoring for TV series, Hollywood films; working with award winning artists and record labels from around the world.

Students with disabilities

We welcome applications from disabled students (e.g. physical, sensory, mental health) and those with specific learning differences (e.g. dyslexia). We encourage anyone with a disability or specific learning differences to describe your needs on your application form. This will not affect your application but will help us to plan your support.

Extra Activities

  • Masterclasses and guest speakers
  • Drum and bass workshops
  • Classes in Sibelius
  • Choir
  • Time Manipulation workshop
  • Drum Line
  • Ensemble workshops covering Jazz, Latin, Funk

Why choose us

    • Personal, friendly environment
    • Flexible course to suit individuals
    • Industry-leading professional tutors
    • Access to a personal tutor
    • Small class sizes
    • Study in the heart of creative London
    • Superb facilities and resources
    • Unusual opportunities to collaborate with other music, writing, and entrepreneurship students to launch your own cutting-edge projects and creative startups
    • Lifelong social and professional contacts

What you can do

You will develop the knowledge, cultural understanding and practical skills needed to successfully record, mix and master contemporary audio; actively pushing the boundaries of the industry. Future careers may include, Music Producer, Recording Engineer, Mix Engineer, Sound Designer, Media Composer, Audio Editor, Electronic Music Artist and Location Sound Recordists.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS AND TUTORS SAY


“The thing I like the most about studying here is I think the people, I think the staff and my peers is a very encouraging environment a very positive one and I feel like sometimes with music it can become quite competitive and I don’t feel that”

Kathleen Fitzpatrick Milton

BMus (Hons) Performance and Production student

“I chose LCCM because the atmosphere was totally different to the other schools that I looked at, it was much more genuine seeming and the teachers were really friendly”

Sahil Batra

BMus (Hons) Performance and Production student

“My favourite thing about LCCM is the fact that having taught in a number of similar institutions, LCCM doesn’t have that corporate vibe that you get in a lot of the competition schools”

Pete Cater

Drum Tutor

“If you are looking for a place where you want to develop professional skills but also you’re very excited by the actual business of making music, LCCM is a good place to study”

Roland Perrin

Head of Piano

“One of the things that I like most about studying at LCCM is the teachers, great teachers, fun relaxed, realty experienced and they know a lot what they are talking about”

Benjamin Harrison

Cert HE Music Performance 1st year student

“I chose LCCM because it’s the most well rounded Music University in London. The facilities are fantastic, they offer one to one tuition which is really good and the level of teaching is really high”

Aaron

Bass Course

“If you want to be at a school where performance, theory and just living music everyday of your life then yes I would recommend it”

Tom

Bass Course

“This is the best place to go. Unlike other places that have got classes of twenty to thirty people, with the one to ones its just you”

Frankie Colony

BMus Guitar course

“It’s been a hardworking year but I've learnt a lot and has been very inspiring”

Joe

First year piano

“Enrolling onto LCCM was the best thing I've done for my music career, you have to be in London to do music”

Andrew

First year piano

“I chose LCCM because there's no other music course that I've discovered that goes in the direction. Here there is a big focus on the Horns of learning Jazz, Harmony”

James

BMus performance course - Trumpet

“I wanted to go somewhere where I felt comfortable. Teachers are very relaxed but meticulous at the same time, making you focus on your weaknesses.”

Happiness

Singer

“You would want to come on this course if you are interested in working with musicians, writers, other people in creative media and creative industries.”

David Harvey

Program Leader

“We give you industry-led tutors access to professional organizations and networks that we are all part of”

KT Foster

Program Leader

“What I'm looking for in a Songwriting student is someone who’s got the drive and the passion to develop the kind of discipline of writing all the time, so that passion and that urgency, that need to create and express something in their songs is ideally the main ingredient we’re looking for”

Mike McAvoy

Subject leader in Songwriting

“We’re very into all sorts of music you know we’re not a rock school or a pop school we’re into everything we’ve had heavy metal bands, jazz bands and everything in between and again these make us quite unusual”

Darius Khwaja

Principal

COURSE STRUCTURE


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


Entry Requirements

A typical offer is between 104 and 120 UCAS points for entry to undergraduate courses, primarily from Level 3 equivalent qualification such as A levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or a Foundation Diploma. Due to the creative nature of our courses, you will be considered on your own individual merit and potential to succeed. We encourage you to get in touch if you are predicted points below this range, thinking about transferring from another institution, or if you have other qualifications or professional experience as we may be able to consider you.

You must have a minimum of Grade 4 (or C) or above in GCSE English Language, or equivalent, for entry to our undergraduate courses.

If English is not your first language, we accept a range of recognised language qualifications that are equivalent to the IELTS Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. 

Age: Minimum age 18

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