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  • Level 6
  • Higher Education
  • Armagh Campus
  • The Open University


The BA (Hons) in Creative Music and Audio Production (Top-Up) is an innovative and contemporary course designed to develop creativity and skill for the music sector. SRC are the only College in Northern Ireland to deliver a degree level programme in music and audio production. This course is ideally suited for the practitioner: gigging musician, engineer, producer, technician, teacher, promoter or manager.

The aim of this BA (Hons) Degree is to address the needs of the music industry. Working closely with music professionals we will help prepare graduates with the range of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to meet current and future evolving needs of this creative industry. It will produce graduates of the highest quality who can demonstrate an advanced understanding of the music industry.

Students will be able to make sound judgements on creative music project design and implementation and will have a depth of new knowledge, practical skills and theoretical understanding in a range of specific creative music practices in their chosen field. Students will also have a self-critical awareness of their professional capabilities and strategies for continuing personal and professional development.

Developing creativity with new concepts and approaches will ensure each student can respond to the requirements of this sector and transfer these skills to new and innovative working practices. Ongoing engagement with industry will ensure appropriate skill level and advice is available to guide the student on their chosen career pathway. This course will bring a deeper and more meaningful relationship with the music industry in the form of direct interaction with a wide range of industry experts mentoring and guiding your future career.

Modules are facilitated by a very experienced team of music producers, performers, technicians, engineers, promoters and composers who will tailor their delivery to each student's unique needs.

Students will study 8 hours in College with additional independent study of approximately 14 hours per week.

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Armagh Campus

Part Time
Mode of Study
Class Type
2 Years
Hours Per Week
16/09/2024 14:00
Start Date & Time
Total Full Fee Per Year
Full Fee Breakdown

1 Available Session