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Program description

BSc (Hons) Popular Music Production

The course explores three main areas of study: technical and musical foundations, music and sound production in studio and live settings, and employability in the music industry. These varied subjects enable you to gain a broad understanding of the industry, so when you graduate you’ll be equipped with the right skills and knowledge to kick-start your career.

Admission requirements

Solent’s music production program is ideally suited to students who want to combine that unique mix of technical and musical skills, while developing an understanding of the industries that await them. Applicants should previously have studied music technology or a related subject, or be able to demonstrate some music making experience.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Principles of Sound
  • Introduction to Studio Recording 1
  • Principles of Music
  • Introduction to Studio Recording 2
  • Creative Music Industries
  • Sampling Synthesis and Midi

Year two

Core units

  • Advanced Studio Recording 1
  • Advanced Studio Recording 2
  • Creative Sound Design
  • Live Music Production
  • Music Portfolio Careers


  • Advanced Live Music Production
  • Music and Sound for Games

Please note: Not all optional units are guaranteed to run each year.

Year three

Core units

  • Major Project
  • Advanced Music Production
  • Live Project Brief


  • Surround Mixing
  • Live Event Technology
  • Live Sound Technology
  • Experimental Music Production

Tuition fees

UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year

International full-time fees: £12,875 per year

Scholarships & funding

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Join our creative community. Work with industry veterans. Learn the business of music and performance. Build the professional portfolio you'll need to succeed.

About this institute

Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...

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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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