This programme is designed for students who have successfully completed HND Music Technology or similar and intend to pursue a career in the music industry. It is a twelve-month top-up programme, allowing learners to complete their studies to degree level in three years. Completing the programme will give students the skills and knowledge to progress to employment nationally in the music industry: including media and radio, acoustic engineering and self employment, or to continue their studies, e.g. at postgraduate level.
The programme is designed for students who have a strong interest in participating in creative music production within a group with a wide range of backgrounds and interests. They will have full access to a teaching team with a wide base of professional knowledge and experience, including industry practitioners and guest lecturers.
The aims of the programme are:
- To build upon existing close ties with and develop students' knowledge of and employability within the music industry
- To provide students with personal development and encourage critical attitudes towards change so as to reflect the development and nature of the music industry environment
- To provide specialist studies directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in which students are intending to seek employment or postgraduate study
- To enable students to develop a range of transferable skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life and further study.