Music Production

Level 3

Learn how to record in professional studios, get the most out of DAWs and even understand how to design your sounds to develop your music to a whole new level.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements


One Year – Full Time


Level 3 Access to HE Diploma

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Are you looking for a change or got a creative talent that you always wished you’d been able to turn into your job?

Maybe you feel like a qualification in the area you work would give a little boost to your knowledge and increase the scope and quality of work you’re getting.

Or, you’ve had a break from working and fancy finally using that talent you have.

If you’re 19 or older and want to do a degree but don’t quite have what you need, Access to HE is for you.

Good to know: If you complete a degree after Access to HE, your Access to HE loan is written off!

Not in London? If youre based in Bristol, Manchester or Plymouth, please visit dBs to find out more about Access to HE DJ & Electronic Music


A person working at a music mixing desk

A recording studio with equipment around the room including drums, conga drums and a pop filter

A female working at a computer and MIDI keyboard

A male working at a music mixing desk

A group of people working at computers with MIDI keyboards

A person adjusting a microphone next to a drum cymbal

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for these courses. Applicants will undergo diagnostic testing as part of the admissions process to assess that this is the most appropriate level of study for them.

Careers and Progression

Explore a range of progression routes including Music Production, Sound Engineering, Sound for Film & Television, Sound Design, Sound & Music for Games or Music Composition.

Careers you can aim for include Music Producer, Music Mixer and Masterer, Sound Engineer, Musician.

Fees and Funding

Manchester 16-18*


Manchester 19+*

£0 – £4,835

All other campuses 16-18*


All other campuses 19+

£0 – £4,835


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