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BA (Hons) Popular Music: Production and Performance

University of Winchester

- Learn in industry standard facilities- Practical course with in-situ workshops- Learn from industry practitioners- Develop professional and creative skills in music productionPopular Music: Production and Performance provides you the opportunity to learn in industry standard facilities and be taught by industry practitioners. The programme embraces a practical approach to learning with a balance of practical workshops and lectures, promoting different learning styles.In Year 1 you will learn the basic skills in production, manipulation and performance of recorded and live music. Working independently and collaboratively, you will be introduced to the ethical considerations involved in the music industry as well as the theoretical underpinning. Modules include Media in the 21st Century and Radio Production and Podcasting alongside Recording Studio Practice and Performance modules that are delivered over two semesters.Year 2 will build on your knowledge of production and performance, it will give you an awareness of the relationship between the practical theoretical understandings of the industry as well as its diversity. You will have the opportunity to develop the skills and experience of working within production teams and musical ensembles. Composing Song Lyrics, Interactive Sound and Music and Synthesis and Sequencing are some of the module titles.By Year 3 you will be studying advanced skills in a range of professional music production and performance techniques. Teaching is designed to prepare you for employment in the music and creative industries whilst encouraging a strong sense of autonomy.The programme builds on the University’s values, encouraging you to embrace individuality, and staff will support professional and creative development at all stages.

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3 years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time