BA (Hons) Music: Popular Music & Recording
Throughout this popular music and recording course, you’ll be exposed to a wide variety of crucial insights into the process of creating music, as well as the wider industry. From the fundamentals of performing to applied composition and music technology, this course covers the core concepts you need to launch your career as a professional musician.
As your course progresses, you’ll tailor your popular music degree to focus on the modules that interest you the most.
In your first year, you’ll focus on instrumental creativity and proficiency through ensemble and one-to-one lessons with leading performance specialists. In addition to examining the concepts of style and genre, you’ll develop fundamental creative skills in arranging, applied composition and music technology.
In year two you’ll tailor your popular music degree to focus on the modules that interest you the most, and your third year offers the opportunity to consolidate your learning and deepen your individual creativity in a personal body of portfolio work. Throughout, you’ll be building a practical skillset ideal for a career in the music industry, while also exploring key theoretical concepts associated with popular music.