Music Technology and Production - BSc (Hons)

On this innovative, career-led degree course you’ll be able to choose a pathway that reflects either a specialist (music production) or multi practice (sonic arts) career outcome, You’ll also have options to develop a creative portfolio of works across a range of industries. Develop your skills using our music studios and computer labs in London, industry-based software and practicing with a range of musicians and styles.

Course details

This course will provide you with a vast range of tools and techniques needed to work with music, sound and sonic arts, immersed in a music studio environment. Our set of professional surround sound music studios and live recording room is complemented by video editing suites, a foley studio and a music computer lab equipped with iMacs and MIDI keyboards.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

A wide range of specialist software is available in line with the newest trends in the industry, equipping students with the most up to date technologies. Our cross-school partnerships ensure an impressive array of expertise from highly specialised lecturers and researchers. You’re not simply enrolling on a music degree; you’re becoming part of an exciting new endeavour, that extends its practice to all aspects and areas of the creative industries.

The tutors and course leaders in the London Met music department are industry leaders who boast international careers. They have experience working with top performers and organisations including Kate Nash, Clean Bandit, Wolf Alice, Imelda May, Echobelly, the BBC, Sky and Channel 4.


Entry requirements

a minimum of three A levels at grades BBC or equivalent (DMM at BTEC) including relevant music or music technology subjects

GCSE English at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern position in my first year.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

  • Audio Visual Production (core, 30 credits)
  • Music Technology Theory and Practice (core, 30 credits)
  • Music The Business (core, 30 credits)
  • Music and Song Writing Approaches (core, 30 credits)
  • Advanced Composition and Song Writing (core, 15 credits)
  • Advanced Music and Audio Production (core, 30 credits)
  • Advanced Sound Design (core, 15 credits)
  • Live Electronics (core, 15 credits)
  • Music Marketing and Business Planning (core, 15 credits)
  • Music for Film and Media (core, 15 credits)
  • Recording Studio Practice (core, 15 credits)
  • Analysing Popular Music (core, 15 credits)
  • Dissertation/Investigative Study (core, 30 credits)
  • Final Project (core, 30 credits)
  • Project Development: Music Technology (core, 30 credits)
  • Work Based Learning for Music Production (core, 15 credits)