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Music (Production) - Level 5 HND

Start Date: 13th September 2021
Code: PHFC01031

  • Higher Education
  • Full-time
  • Coleraine
  • Course Information
  • We are currently not accepting applications for this course. To make an enquiry or register your interest please email the course contact below. Applications for 2022/23 will open in January 2022.
New Course


Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Start date: 13th September 2021
End date: 19th June 2023

Fee for 2021/2022 Academic Year:


The Level 5 HND in Music (Production) is an exciting new course being launched at our Coleraine campus. Through a rewarding and challenging combination of vocational and academic projects, this course will prepare students for an exciting and fulfilling career in the music industry.

Course Content

Our HND in Music (Production) course offers students an opportunity to gain a wide range of sector knowledge, along with practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.

Students have full use of our outstanding facilities and the support of highly skilled and experienced staff who will keep them up-to-date with the latest emerging technologies and cutting edge approaches, whilst also honing and perfecting technical skills. As developing professionals in music production, this course enables our students to stay ahead of the competition with the best training, experiences and opportunities available.

This course aims to allow learners to:

  • Gain practical skills in music production to the highest professional standard.
  • Become technically proficient in using a wide range of music technology.
  • Be proficient in audio mixing and mastering to industry standard.
  • Use the recording studio as your creative environment.
  • Develop collaborative skills within a creative environment.
  • Develop the skills required to be a successful freelance professional in the Music & Creative Industries.
  • Develop a clear understanding of the various career paths and opportunities available in the Music Industry.
  • Develop a professional attitude to working within the Music and Creative Industries.

Course Update

This course is subject to approval

You should have one of the following:

  • A BTEC Level 3 or equivalent in a related discipline with a minimum merit profile
  • Passes at grade C or above in at least 2 A levels (80 UCAS tariff points) in relevant subjects
  • Consideration will be given to mature learners who have relevant experience in a related area. 

Completion of this course will allow successful applicants to progress to degree level courses including:

  • BSc (Hons) in Music Technology
  • BA and BSc (Hons) in Music Business
  • BA (Hons) in Songwriting
  • BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship
  • BA (Hons) in Commercial Modern Music
  • BA (Hons) in Music Production

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