BMus (Hons) Music Composition for Film, Games & other Media in London, UK |LCCM

This course is aimed at producing versatile, musically literate graduates with the skills, theoretical knowledge and networks needed to develop lasting careers as professional composers for film, TV, games and other media.

Course details

In the final semester of Year 3 Harmony is replaced by the Working in the Music Industry module which gives a bespoke look at your individual career and how you intend to gain employment within the industry. Added to all of this there are compulsory piano lessons for 2 years contained within levels 4 and 5 of the Harmony modules. There are also compulsory programming lessons in Year 1 within the Composing for Media modules.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 day campus
  • Intake: October, February, June
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London, UK LCCM

Course overview

What will you learn?

The BMus Music Composition for film course is designed to give you a broad range of skills to maximise your employability. You will develop high-level skills in composing music for all forms of visual media, with each level building on the knowledge gained from the previous one. Your course is therefore designed to give you a focused set of skills that you can apply to a broad range of media contexts. While gaining a music composition degree, you will develop high-level composition, arranging and technology skills that relate to composing music for all forms of media, for example film, TV and games.


Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent. Applicants would normally have 2 years’ relevant work experience.

Course overview: he MBA is a general management course aimed at aspiring and established middle managers from a range of business sectors. The course has been designed to account for current (local, regional and international) market trends and has recently been updated to provide additional flexibility, choice and opportunity and to help apply taught management skills.

The overall objective of this course is to educate and develop individuals as managers and business specialists, adding value through an integrated, applied and critical understanding of management and organisations, as well as the development of professional, transferable and intellectual skills that are essential for successful general and strategic management in private, public and third sector organisations.


This course is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and connections necessary to establish a lasting career in music. The list below shows some of the options available:

  • Media music composer for TV, radio and games
  • Film music composer
  • Arranger
  • Musical director
  • Programmer
  • Executive, manager, administrator, officer in the music or wider entertainment industry

The programme will also prepare you for postgraduate study.


However, most importantly, while you’ll gain valuable experience needed for employment in the ever-growing market of media music, you’ll also be obtaining the skills needed to write for live instruments and deal with real musicians face to face through the Musical Directing modules. In essence every aspect of being a professional composer is covered.

  • Harmony 1 & The Music Industry Landscape
  • Musical Directing & Arranging 1
  • Composing for Media 1 (Documentary) & Programmi
  • Harmony 2 & History of Popular Music
  • Musical Directing & Arranging 2
  • Composing for Media 2 (TV) & Programming
  • Entertainment Law & Litigation
  • Artist Branding & Audience Development
  • Online Exploitation & Royalty Collection
  • International Exploitation & Royalty Collection
  • Ticketing & Touring
  • Growth Hacking
  • Harmony & World Music or Jazz Arranging
  • Musical Directing and Arranging 5
  • Composing for Media (Broadcast) 5
  • Working in the Music Industry
  • Musical Directing and Arranging 6
  • Composing for Media (Film)