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 - while helping to develop your composition skills to a professional level in terms of both style and musical notation. This course follows the major/ minor structure with 12 major music technology modules and six minor music composition modules. Your final year will focus on a selected study area, through the BA project module, and your choice of assessments in other modules. The Music Technology Major enables you to acquire and develop skills appropriate to current sound and music pre- and post-production practices, by creatively applying music technology from a solid base of theoretical knowledge and technical accomplishment. The course covers new, established and, where appropriate, convergent technologies. The Music Composition Minor consists of composition modules, including the study of a range of classical and popular styles, as well as specific orchestration and arranging techniques. We encourage you to compose works for performance by a range of ensembles. The course covers practical and theoretical approaches, and aims to integrate them, providing you with a rounded educational experience - vital to success in a demanding industry.