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BA (Hons) Audio & Music Production (Top-up) – Level 6

Level 6
1 year
Higher Education
The Open University
Middlehaven (Main Building)
UCAS Code: A221
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Course overview

This programme is delivered in state-of-the-art music and performance facilities featuring five recording studios, five control rooms, two music laboratories and a live performance theatre.

We use industry-standard hardware/software and our tutors and technical staff have extensive industry experience. We are an Avid (Pro Tools) Authorised Learning Partner. Authorised Learning Partner status also ensures that all workstations and recording studios are running the latest version of Pro Tools Ultimate to ensure you are taught on the most up to date software with the latest features available to professionals in the audio and music production industries. Studios are equipped with industry standard Avid Pro Tools HDX systems (MacPro hosted) and Avid S6 and C|24 control surfaces. Studios and Laboratories offer Pro Tools Ultimate, Ableton Live Suite, Reason, and a host of 3rd party plug-ins.

We have partnered with Tees Music Alliance, The Middlesbrough Empire, Middlesbrough Town Hall, ARC, KU Bar and more to bring works experience to the programme in a range of audio and music disciplines.

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For information on the OU regulations, fee information, refund and payment details inlcuding annual increases, and our accessibility statement, please see our Essential Information page.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.