Point Blank Music School
Music Production & Sound Engineering (Online) CertHE
Point Blank Music School

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Not everyone can make it to our London or LA campuses to learn music production with Point Blank, so we have created a method of online learning for which we recently won a prestigious Webby Award. The CertHE in Music Production and Sound Engineering is your chance to benefit from the practical music industry expertise and innovative teaching methods that Point Blank is known for whilst also gaining an internationally recognised Higher Education qualification awarded by Middlesex University. This programme is full time distance learning, delivered by our expert instructors on our bespoke Virtual Learning Environment.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Music Production & Sound Engineering (Online), CertHE you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic) 6 A minimum 5.5 is required in each area (Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing)
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Music Production & Sound Engineering (Online), CertHE.

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa 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.

Costs

Tuition Fees Music Production & Sound Engineering (Online) CertHE

EU £6000
International £6000
England UK £6000
Northern Ireland £6000
Scotland £6000
Wales £6000
Channel Islands £6000
Ireland £6000

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.

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, 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.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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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.

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Where is this programme taught

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