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About

The MA Songwriting and Production course at University of South Wales is delivered in the context of a dynamic contemporary music and cultural scene in Wales.

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Overview

Building on the expertise and reputation we have developed in the subject of Popular Music here at the University, this innovative Songwriting and Production degree will enable you to make connections and collaborations within the world of both professional songwriting, and the wider music culture.

The Songwriting and Production course at University of South Wales  is designed for those interested in lyrics, music and studio production, you’ll learn a range of creative techniques, as well as the history of popular song and the world of music publishing. 

Careers

In addition to working professionally as a songwriter or in song production, potential careers for graduates of this course could include working as facilitators in community and arts outreach activities, as educators in formal teaching settings, and as practitioners such as performers, producers and writers.

There are also opportunities as researchers, administrators/managers of organisations, festivals and music events, or within music journalism and publishing, A & R, radio, freelance production, music promotion, or as part of other media production teams such as advertising, event management and games.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Songwriting 1: Skills and Strategies
  • Digital Music Production
  • History, Analysis, Repertoire and Theory
  • Research Paradigms
  • Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship
  • Research and Practice in the Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Songwriting 2: Creative Co-writing
  • Recording
  • Performance: Practice and Presentation
  • Major Project Portfolio OR Research Project (Learning Through Employment)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree at class 2:2 or above in music or other related arts subjects.
  • Applications are also welcomed from those with other equivalent qualifications, or those with significant prior practical/professional experience. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time UK:  £1000 per 20 credits

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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