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1 year


Full year (Level 4*): £1,200 


Academic partner

The Open University

Awarding Body

Open University



Start Date

October 2020




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*Please note: level 4 won't be running in 2020

This module is aimed at candidates with some experience. It starts with the fundamentals of mixing and mic placement through to recording an original composition using a full range digital and acoustic sources.

Who Is This Course For?

The course is aimed at people who want to develop a career in the music industry as a musician, songwriter, artist, band member, producer, arranger, manager, music business executive or music industry entrepreneur.

Our students also develop skills that can enable them to establish careers in a wide range of other related industries such as in the Arts, in the Media, in technology or Education. 

Aims of the module

This module will equip students with the skills necessary for audio capture in a studio environment. The module will provide students with a basic understanding of underlying recording principles, concepts and approaches through observation, investigation and actual practice.

Why Take This Course?

We specialise in providing a friendly, creative environment in which every student is supported to reach their artistic potential. This course will connect you to a network of industry professionals and help you find colleagues and collaborators for your own future musical projects. 


Entry Requirements


Pre-requisites for taking the module

At level 4

  • Some Music Programming knowledge is essential; it is also preferable if students have had some experience of recording live instruments.
  • Basic instrumental knowledge is also required, for example drums or some chordal knowledge.



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