BA (Hons) Music Production

BIMM Institute Berlin
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Berlin, Hamburg
English

About this program

BA (Hons) Music Production

How music is recorded, mixed, and mastered is as integral to the creative process as composition and performance.

Our BA (Hons) Music Production course gives you the chance to create music and sound in a variety of contexts. As well as addressing the 'how?' of music and sound production, the course also tackles the 'why?'; providing students with a deeper understanding of philosophies, workflows and future-proof technical approaches to music and sound production. Fundamentally, this course allows you to pursue a fulfilling career in a range of music and creative industries roles.

The course will provide you with everything you need to bring your technical knowledge and creativity to real-word, live and studio settings. You’ll know the fundamentals required to collaborate with others, work with artists, and record other musicians sounds. However, you’ll also learn all you need to create your own electronic music and develop your skills as a potential future artist, remixer, programmer or game audio designer.

During the course, you’ll undertake hands-on learning in our high-tech facilities, and have direct access to cutting-edge equipment and software. You will also understand the technical requirements of a professional creative brief and know the effective approaches to answer it, implementing production concepts that you've learned and incorporating appropriate terminology. Our world-class industry lecturers – who know the ins and outs of the creative process – will be with you every step of the way, offering direction and support.

Admission requirements

Minimum of 32 UCAS points, equivalent to:

  • Award of Abitur with an overall average grade of 3.4 including a minimum grade of 10 on the English component (Leistungsfach) on the Abitur
  • 2 A-levels at Grade E or above (or BTEC Level 3 equivalent), and GCSE English Language at Grade C or above

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Year 1

Semester 1

  • The Creative Industries & You 1: Finding Your Path
  • Audio Fundamentals
  • Music & Listening Skills
  • Audio Capture Methods & Equipment

Semester 2

  • Context & Culture of the Creative Industries
  • Industry Toolkit
  • Approaches to Production & Workflow
  • Mixing Multitrack Audio

Year 2

Semester 1

  • The Creative Industries & You 2: Creative Collaboration
  • Creative Production Techniques
  • Studio Practice & Engineering

Semester 2

  • Creativity, Identity & Agency
  • Synthesis & Sampling

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Final Project
  • Answering a Creative Brief

Semester 2

  • Final Project
  • Creative Industries & You 3: Professional Portfolio

Tuition

  • EU & Swiss Students: €8,450 per year
  • Non-EU & EEAStudents: €13,950 per year

Qualification

Final award: BA (Hons) Music Production

Career paths

Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in roles such as an electronic music artist, music media producer, interactive game audio designer, sound engineer, or teacher.

About this institute

BIMM Institute Berlin

BIMM Institute Berlin is a creative arts educational institution that offers English-taught Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in the worlds of music, film and acting. Our aim is to prepare students for successful, sustainable and international creative industry careers. At BIMM Institute Berlin, we connect students to the heart of Germany’s...


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BIMM Institute Berlin

House of Music / Haus 20
Revaler Straße 99
10245 Berlin
Germany

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