Postgraduate MA

Music Production

Music Production

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    12 Months
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Build your practical and theoretical experience in the creative and innovative applications of music technology in a studio environment. This course will give you the skills to take your ambition further and provide you with the confidence to work for major record labels and recording artists across a range of genres.

You will work alongside experienced industry professionals, exploring the technical and creative aspects of recording, arranging, mixing and mastering to develop a wide range of commercial and non-commercial musical scores.

You will have access to a suite of high-quality, professional music studios approved by JAMES, the accrediting body of the Music Producers Guild and the Association of Professional Recording Services.

In addition to a skilled and experienced teaching team, you will also learn from guest speakers from the music, film and television industries. We have fantastic links with local and national music, arts and festival organisations, which will provide a variety of opportunities to test your knowledge and practical skills.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including in music, drama, dance and performing arts.

You will learn from regular visiting speakers from the music and film industries and a highly-skilled and experienced teaching team. We have fantastic links with local and national music, arts and festival organisations, which help ensure you get the most from the course.

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. So far 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. 97.8% of students from MA Music Production in work or further study 15 months after graduating*
  2. Accredited by JAMES - we were the first university in England to become a JAMES Integrated Learning Centre
  3. Links with local and national music, arts and festival organisations, which will provide a variety of opportunities to test your knowledge and practical skills
  4. Taught by experienced industry professionals
  5. Study within Leeds School of Arts - one of the largest university arts communities in the north, with 3000 students spread across over 40 courses
  6. In the new Leeds School of Arts building you will have access to dedicated music studios; Foley studios; dubbing and music recording studios; acoustic labs and a host of post-production suites

* Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020

 

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MA Music Production Build your practical and theoretical experience in the creative and innovative applications of music technology in a studio environment. This course will give you the skills to take your ambition further and provide you with the confidence to work for major record labels and recording artists across a range of genres.

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