Point Blank Music School
CertHE Music Production and Vocal Performance (1 Year) CertHE
Point Blank Music School

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

If you want to expand your vocal skills as a singer, rapper, emcee and more, and learn how to produce your own music, this programme is the right choice for you. This one year course is equivalent to a year of the full-length three year and two year degree options. 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 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

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of CertHE Music Production and Vocal Performance (1 Year), CertHE you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
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 study CertHE Music Production and Vocal Performance (1 Year), CertHE, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees CertHE Music Production and Vocal Performance (1 Year) CertHE

EU £9250
England UK £9250
Northern Ireland £9250
Scotland £9250
Wales £9250
Channel Islands £9250
Ireland £9250
International £12250

Additional fee information

Students can either choose to pay for their course privately, or alternatively, all of our higher education programmes are eligible for Student Finance loans. Please contact Student Finance directly to check your eligibility.

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 not have previously studied a 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

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
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

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

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.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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.

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Where is this programme taught

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