BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) with Foundation Year BA (Hons)
Point Blank Music School
Key Course Facts
This program aims to help develop your skills as both a vocalist/performer and music producer. This will give you the best chance to enjoy an outstanding career in the music industry. It's for singers who want to be able to produce their own music. By studying at Point Blank, you’ll benefit from practical music industry experience and innovative teaching methods from the best in the business. This programme is developed and taught by industry professionals who’ve worked with huge stars like Pharrell Williams, Beyonce, Gwen Stefani and Rihanna. You’ll graduate with a validated degree and the skills and knowledge to help you make it as a successful artist/performer:
Learn how to write, produce and perform your vocals professionally, in the studio and on stage
Join a global alumni community with the likes of Izzy Bizu, Aluna Francis, Leona Lewis and more
Study at our state-of-the-art facilities in Shoreditch with small class sizes designed to give you the best engagement with lecturers
Access the best music production equipment for free and work directly with teaching staff on your vocals and music in 1-2-1 sessions
Enjoy professional recording studios to get the most out of your vocals
Engage with the wider Point Blank community and attend free masterclasses, collaboration events and other networking opportunities
Below you can see course specific reviews for 53 graduates of BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) with Foundation Year BA (Hons) at Point Blank Music School for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Music.
Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.
All Music courses of Point Blank Music School
Salary of all UK Graduates of Music
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£16319 - £23782||£13500 - £23529||£16545 - £28551|
All Music courses of UK
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) with Foundation Year, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.
Jobs & Career Perspectives
15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.
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Required skill level of job after 15 months
% Skilled jobs
Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)
Example below based on all graduates of BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) with Foundation Year BA (Hons) at Point Blank Music School
|20%||Artistic, literary and media occupations|
|15%||Business, Research and Administrative Professionals|
|5%||Information Technology Professionals|
|5%||Business and public service associate professionals|
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course
All Music courses of Point Blank Music School
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||A minimum 5.5 is required in each area (Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing)|
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) with Foundation Year, BA (Hons).
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
Point Blank Music College is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Tuition Fees BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) with Foundation Year BA (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
Please note: fees listed are for the Foundation Year only.
Fees for the the remaining years of the degree are as follows:
UK - £11,100 per year
International - £14,100 per year
Applicants applying from the European Union
A scholarship is available to applicants from the European Union EU who do not have settle/pre-settled status in the UK. Each academic year, Point Blank can award these to EU applicants who would not otherwise be able to study with us. The scholarship is worth £3,000 per year up to £9,000 in total depending on your pathway and will be automatically deducted from the International course fees.
To be eligible, applicants must be accepted on any of our higher education courses at our London campus and be studying their first degree.
Students with Pre-settled or Settled status in the UK should be eligible for UK Home Fees.
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2023
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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About Point Blank Music School
Point Blank is a school dedicated to the disciplines surrounding music and its production, such as Sound Engineering, Radio courses, DJ courses, and more. Their campus is situated in Central London, England.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|International Music Management MA/MSc||University for the Creative Arts||-||-||-||-||-||-||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Business & Management/Music MA (Hons)||University of Glasgow||-||-||-||£27750||£70480||-||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Music Industry Professional Management MA (PG)||Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts||-||-||-||£10800||£13500||-||Liverpool||On campus Part-time|
|Classical Music Business MA (PG)||Middlesex University||-||-||-||£10000||£14000||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|Music Business MA (PG)||University of Wales||-||-||-||£11300||-||-||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Music Business Management MA||University of Westminster||-||-||-||-||-||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|International Music Management MA||University of Southampton||-||-||-||£9250||£21000||-||Southampton||On campus Full-time|
|MA Musical Leadership MA||York St John University||-||-||-||-||-||-||York||On campus Full-time|
|Music Business MA||Falmouth University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Falmouth||On campus Full-time|
|Music Industry Management and Artist Development MA||University of West London||-||-||-||-||-||-||Ealing||On campus Full-time|
|Business Management and Music Production BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||65%||5%||11%||£9250||£11400||106||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Music Production and Business with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||Buckinghamshire New University||80%||4%||16%||£9250||£14250||92||High Wycombe||On campus Full-time|
|Music Production & Creative Business BA (Hons)||York St John University||86%||4%||17%||£9250||£12750||113||York||On campus Full-time|
|Business and Music Production BA (Hons)||University of Keele||86%||4%||17%||£9250||£17900||113||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Music Production and Business BA (Hons)||Buckinghamshire New University||80%||4%||16%||£9250||£14250||92||High Wycombe||On campus Full-time|
|Music Production and Psychology BSc (Hons)||University of Keele||80%||4%||16%||£9250||£17900||92||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Music Production and Psychology BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||72%||0%||9%||£9250||£11400||109||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Foundation Degree Creative Music Production and Business FdA||University of Westminster||89%||-||20%||£6000||£14400||61||London||On campus Full-time|
|Business Management and Music Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||65%||5%||11%||-||-||106||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Music Production & Music Business BA (Hons)||BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute||62%||-||16%||£9250||£15950||101||Hove||On campus Full-time|
|BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) BA (Hons)||Point Blank Music School||83%||5%||10%||£11100||£14100||104||London||On campus Full-time|
|BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (3 Years) with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||Point Blank Music School||83%||5%||10%||£9250||£12250||104||London||On campus Full-time|
|BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||Point Blank Music School||83%||5%||10%||£9250||£12250||104||London||On campus Full-time|
|BA Music Production and Vocal Performance (3 Years) BA||Point Blank Music School||83%||5%||10%||£9250||£12250||104||London||On campus Full-time|
|Postgraduate Diploma in Vocal Studies and Opera (International Artist Diploma) PgDip||Royal Northern College of Music||83%||5%||10%||£11200||£15600||104||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|MMus Collaborative Piano MMus||Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama||83%||5%||10%||£11163||£21962||104||Cardiff||On campus Full-time|
|Master of Arts (Piano for Dance) MA (PG)||Royal Conservatoire of Scotland||83%||5%||10%||£12945||£22476||104||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|Advanced Vocal Studies MA||University of Wales||83%||5%||10%||£7800||£15000||104||Cardiff||On campus Part-time|
|DipHE Music Production and Vocal Performance (2 Years) DipHE||Point Blank Music School||-||-||15%||£9250||£12250||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|CertHE Music Production and Vocal Performance (1 Year) CertHE||Point Blank Music School||-||-||15%||£9250||£12250||-||London||On campus Full-time|