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Overview

The BA (Hons) Music Production degree at BIMM Berlin is a specialist programme designed for those wishing to pursue a career in a range of music industry roles, such as producer, sound engineer or creative artist.

The aim of the course is to nurture your creative flair while you develop your skills as a music producer across a wide range of contexts, including traditional studio and live recording, songwriting, live sound and music for moving image. You’ll study the context of contemporary music and the industry that supports it, as well as learning personal, project management and business skills.

Networking and collaboration are central to the degree, and students are encouraged to create music projects with their peers on the BA (Hons) Songwriting, BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship, and BA (Hons) Music Business programmes.

As with all BIMM Berlin courses, you also get to make the unique decision of where to complete Year 2 of your studies – either BIMM Berlin or BIMM London. Whichever location you choose, both cities are well-placed to encourage and develop your ideas and collaborations – the sky’s the limit!

You’ll undertake hands-on learning in our high-tech production facilities and will have direct access to cutting-edge equipment and software, where you’ll be directed in its use by professional industry tutors who really know the ins and outs of the kit.

Programme structure

YEAR 1

All students take the following modules in their first year of study. Module names and structure may be subject to change.

AUDIO THEORY & ACOUSTICS
COMPUTER MUSIC PRODUCTION 1
CREATIVE SOUND STUDIES
STUDIO ENGINEERING
MIXING & ARRANGEMENT
MUSIC BUSINESS

YEAR 2

All students take the following modules in their second year of study. 5 mandatory modules and 1 optional module. Module names and structure may be subject to change.

MUSIC PRODUCTION IN CONTEXT
MUSIC & SOUND FOR THE MOVING IMAGE
SOUND STUDIO PRODUCTION
COMPUTER MUSIC PRODUCTION 2
MUSIC PRODUCTION INDUSTRY
COMPUTER MUSIC PERFORMANCE (OPTIONAL)
LIVE SOUND PRODUCTION (OPTIONAL)

YEAR 3

All students take the following modules in their third year of study. 3 mandatory modules and 2 optional modules (1 from Group A and 1 from Group B). Module names and structure may be subject to change.

AUDIO POST PRODUCTION
PRODUCTION PROJECT (DOUBLE CREDIT MODULE)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
COMPUTER MUSIC DESIGN (OPTIONAL MODULE A)
SOUND & MUSIC FOR GAMES (OPTIONAL MODULE A)
IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENTS (OPTIONAL MODULE B)
VIDEO & MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION (OPTIONAL MODULE B)

Career opportunities

Graduates can progress directly to employment in the music industry in roles such as producer, DJ, sound engineer, film and television composer and computer music designer, or they can continue their study with a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching at BIMM Brighton or a Masters Degree.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States