Music Production

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:42 months
Foreign:$ 3.22k / 1 Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:947

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Description

Study programme is carried out by two cooperating universities and the graduates are presented two diplomas: Bachelor (Hons) in Music Production diploma issued by University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom) and Bachelor of Music technologies and industry diploma issued by Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania).

Study programme encompasses creative, commercial and technological aspects of music production. The courses will be delivered by practitioners and theorists coming from various creative fields. All the lecturers have solid professional experience and innovative thinking, which will make your studies interesting and valuable.

Competencies Acquired

Graduates will be able:

  • To create audio visual installation environments with reference to theory and practice in this area;
  • To compose musical material using music technology software, hardware and the recording studio as creative tools;
  • To appraise and utilise the technologies employed within various media workflows;
  • To apply the principles of effective teamwork within a disciplined and professional environment;
  • To administrate the processes within project development and its implementation while creating original works in the areas of sound recording and design, music technology and related media;
  • To evaluate and contextualise creative output and working processes in presentation of individual work.
  • Critically evaluate and contextualize music production, performance, cultural events and products, by using academic language.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Music Production programme will be able:

  • To pursue studies in Master’s programmes in Arts;
  • To work as sound specialists in performance and media industries;
  • To be independent sound artists;
  • To create their own business.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline March 31; July 20 Tuition fee
  • EUR 3215 Year (Non-EEA)
Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 210 ECTS
Duration full-time 42 months Partnership Joint Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

I Year

I semester

A, B, D subjects

  • Audio Visual Investigation
  • Music in Context
  • Creative Music Technology

II semester

A, B, D subjects

  • Recording 1
  • E-Music and Marketing
  • Creative Music Technology

II Year

I semester

A, B, D subjects

  • Video and Sonic Art Installation
  • Applied Production Skills
  • Creative Sampler and Sound Library

II semester

A, B, D subjects

  • Recording 2
  • Research Project
  • Music Video

III Year

I semester

A, B, D subjects

  • Recording 3
  • Major Project

Optional subjects (1)

  • Practice as Research
  • Dissertation

II semester

A, B, D subjects

  • Creative Composition
  • Major Project

Optional subjects (1)

  • Practice as Research
  • Career Development Project

IV Year

I semester

  • Professional Practice
  • Final Bachelor Project

Total: 210 ECTS

*A, B – optional courses.
D – elective courses.

Note: there might be some changes in the programme.

Requirements

Applicant for the Music Production programme should have obtained secondary education certificate or equivalent degree and proven capability to speak, read and write in English. Applicant should submit an e-portfolio, CD or DVD of his / her recent work and to participate in an interview, which can take place on-line, if the applicant cannot be present.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Vytautas Magnus University.

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