Top-Up BA (Hons) Music Composition for Film & Media - Full Time

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Length 1 Year
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Full time
Course Code FHBMCT
Tutor Nigel Rippon

About this Course

(This course is validated by the University of Brighton and delivered by Northbrook College)


UCAS code: W393


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Course Leader: Nigel Rippon (see profile)


This one year Honours top-up Degree programme is designed to form a natural progression from our Foundation Degree course. Applicants should have a secure knowledge of sequencing and scoring skills and be able to demonstrate a broad historical and cultural perspective. Prospective students should be prepared to present a portfolio of compositions at interview, demonstrating a range of styles. Experience of writing to moving image is preferred, but is not essential.

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Course Content

The course encourages students to develop an individual style, to create compositions that both fuse and challenge the techniques and conventions studied at Certificate and Intermediate Levels. A detailed study of contemporary practitioners and a comprehensive analysis of significant works will lead to the development of a personal portfolio, which will demonstrate a range of techniques and applications.


  • Film & Media Composition Techniques

  • Personal Composition Project

  • Dissertation

  • Business & Career Development


See Programme Specification...

Progression/Career Path

The course has a strong reputation for progression into the industry, with recent graduates having gained high profile commissions in TV drama, documentaries, advertising, corporate video and computer games.


  • Media Composer

  • Masters Degree

Entry Requirements

Individual offers may vary.


All students are invited to interview/audition and should possess:


  • Foundation Degree/HND, with an overall merit profile, in a relevant subject
  • Good reference or college report
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating the range of prior achievement


Alternative qualifications and industrial experience would be considered and discussed at interview.


It is strongly advised that all Higher Education applicants will have successfully achieved an A*- C grade in both GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent qualification), to enable them to successfully complete their studies at Northbrook College and enhance their future career prospects.

Applications

Applications are to be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) quoting institution code: N41 and Institution code name: NBRK

Click here to open UCAS site

Click here for more information about how to apply.

Further Details

If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College please contact 0845 155 60 60

Course Content

The course encourages students to develop an individual style, to create compositions that both fuse and challenge the techniques and conventions studied at Certificate and Intermediate Levels. A detailed study of contemporary practitioners and a comprehensive analysis of significant works will lead to the development of a personal portfolio, which will demonstrate a range of techniques and applications.


  • Film & Media Composition Techniques

  • Personal Composition Project

  • Dissertation

  • Business & Career Development


See Programme Specification...

Progression/Career Path

The course has a strong reputation for progression into the industry, with recent graduates having gained high profile commissions in TV drama, documentaries, advertising, corporate video and computer games.


  • Media Composer

  • Masters Degree

Entry Requirements

Individual offers may vary.


All students are invited to interview/audition and should possess:


  • Foundation Degree/HND, with an overall merit profile, in a relevant subject
  • Good reference or college report
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating the range of prior achievement


Alternative qualifications and industrial experience would be considered and discussed at interview.


It is strongly advised that all Higher Education applicants will have successfully achieved an A*- C grade in both GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent qualification), to enable them to successfully complete their studies at Northbrook College and enhance their future career prospects.

Applications

Applications are to be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) quoting institution code: N41 and Institution code name: NBRK

Click here to open UCAS site

Click here for more information about how to apply.

Further Details

If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College please contact 0845 155 60 60