Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Music Production

Develop your practice in specialist music studios and learn the skills to work in creative industries such as music, film, TV and games audio production.

Music Production

Course Overview

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  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    3 Years
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

Develop your abilities to become a highly skilled music and audio producer.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Hone your skills in the creative, technical and compositional aspects of music production
  • Gain a solid academic and practical base from which to develop your craft further
  • Apply your knowledge to a variety of creative and industry-focused briefs and scenarios
  • Understand the professional environment and how it will inform your practice
  • Learn through lectures, tutorials and seminars delivered by academic staff and industry professionals
  • Have the opportunity to work with other students in production teams, further enhancing your team working and project management abilities and employability opportunities

You’ll have access to software such as Logic Pro, Cubase, Adobe Audition, MAX MSP and Synthmaker. Your specialist modules might require you to use Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Unreal and other industry standard software.

This course is accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) which encourages the delivery of workshops and lectures from industry professionals. A placement option and your final year project will provide you with opportunities to work with industry partners. You can view the work of previous students on our 2020 End of Year Festival website

Artist in Residence Programme
The Artist in Residence programme gives our students an opportunity to work with professional artists and gives them a taste of what is it like to work on a professional music project. We have welcomed artists Chris T-T, Ian Prowse, I Monster, Tom Williams and Utah Saints.

Why study Music Production at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. 95% of students on BA (Hons) Music Production were positive about the way teaching staff explain things*
  2. Accredited by JAMES - we were the first university in England to become a JAMES Integrated Learning Centre
  3. Taught by music industry professionals
  4. Opportunity to take a ‘sandwich’ year of paid employment in industry to build your skills and experience
  5. Study within one of the largest university arts communities in the north, with 3000 students spread across over 40 courses
  6. Access to dedicated music studios, Foley studios, dubbing and music recording studios, acoustic labs and a host of post-production suites in the new Leeds School of Arts building

*National Student Survey 2023

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Leeds School of Arts ‘When I feel like I’m sinking’ is a poem to mark the opening of the Leeds School of Arts building at Leeds Beckett University. Recited by the poet and Leeds Beckett graduate, Zodwa Nyoni, this short film showcases the creative work produced by our Performing Arts, Music and Sound, Filmmaking, and Creative Technologies students and graduates.

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