dBs Music

FdA Music & Audio Technology

dBs Music
In Bristol and Plymouth

£ 7001-8000
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Important information

Typology Foundation degree
Location At 2 venues
Duration 2 Years

This exciting degree course spans not only musical areas such as traditional music production and contemporary electronic music creation but also delves into sound design. This broad but thorough course will allow you to develop modern skills in all areas of music and audio technology, with the option to specialise in an area of your choice in the second year.

Facilities (2)
Where and when



Bristol (Avon)
17 St Thomas Street, BS1 6JS


On request
Plymouth (Devon)
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6 Elizabeth Court, Higher Lane, PL1 2AN


On request

To take into account

· Who is it intended for?

Suitable for: musicians, producers, artists.

· Requirements

UCAS Points: 64-72 Applicants also must have GCSE English Language and Maths at C or above. Other similar qualifications may be considered on an individual basis.

· What marks this course apart?

While no less rigorous than a BA (Hons) pathway, the FdA Degree is more vocational, with most assignments written to either reflect industry practice or enable you to build a professional portfolio of work. You can also top it up to a full BA (Hons) with one further year of full-time study.

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What you'll learn on the course

Studio Proudction Techniques
Research in Audio Production
Sonic Production
Audio Mechanisms
Sound Design
Sound For Screen
Sound & Music Mastering
Professional development
Audio & Music Mixing
Research Project
Sound & Music in Performance

Teachers and trainers (1)

Martin Wright
Martin Wright
Course Leader

Course programme

During this course you will look into studio production techniques, research in audio production along with looking into sonic production and audio mechanisms. We will also help you to develop your skills in sound design and teach you how techniques in sound for screen. This exciting course will see you delve into sound & music in performance leading up to a research project. The aim of this course is to enhance your sound and music creating, along with a focus on your professional development. You will learn from tutors who are actively working in industry.

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