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Fd Audio and Music Production – Level 5

Level 5
2 Years
Higher Education
The Open University
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

This programme is delivered in state-of-the-art music and performance facilities featuring three recording studios, five control rooms 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 ensures all work stations 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.

PSTUDIOS are equipped with industry standard HDX systems (MacPro hosted) Avid S6 C|24 control surfaces. Studios 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 learning experiences to modules throughout the programme.

This course is a HTQ (Higher Technical Qualification) and approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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For information on the OU regulations, fee information, refunds and payment details including annual increases, and 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.