University of West London

Course Introduction

A course to prepare you for success in the music business. You will gain a thorough understanding and wider knowledge of contemporary audio recording systems using our cutting'edge technical facilities ' and support your learning and skills development through studying music composition.

Course Modules

Level 4: Music technology 1 (MIDI and synthesis); audio theory; composition 1A ; introduction to sound; composition 1B; music video production. Level 5: Music in industry; creative sound; composition 2A; music technology 2 (MIDI and sampling); sound technology; composition 2B. Level 6: Digital broadcast media; audio post production; composition 3A; experimental sound; project; composition 3B.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,350  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time Day or Evening
BA (Hons) £6,650  Academic year. First year overseas fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time Day or Evening
BA (Hons) £6,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Audition
  • Tariff 112-128
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma