Minimum 2:2 honours degree or appropriate equivalent, i.e. a professional qualification, from a recognised British or overseas institution.
Or 3+ years experience in relevant field and a completed assessment as evidence that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.
Months of entry
The MA Commercial Songwriting and Production, taught at Tileyard London and Wakefield, is validated by Nottingham Trent University in partnership with Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies. Tileyard is the largest professional music and entertainment community in the world, home to more than 110 recording studios and over 250 music and entertainment businesses including Apple Music, Beats One, Spitfire Audio, Focusrite, Pioneer DJ, Believe Digital, The Prodigy, Sigala and many more.
It is an industry-driven practical MA Programme that strikes a necessary balance between traditional creative songwriting and production practice and a critical evaluation of specialised tools, techniques, approaches and case studies unique to the current music and entertainment industries.
On-campus in London or Wakefield
Located in the world's largest music community
Work to live commercial song briefs all year round
1-2-1 industry mentoring programme, student support and wellbeing sessions
Guest industry speakers, events and networking opportunities
Graduate opportunities to apply for the Tileyard Investment Fund
Attend International and UK songwriting camps
A&R surgeries and playback sessions
Showcase your work to major and indie labels, publishers, film, TV and Games companies
Information for international students
If your first language is not English you will need to provide evidence of English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Eligible for funding through the UK Government Postgraduate Master's Loan.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details