Taught course

Songwriting and Production

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry 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.

Months of entry


Course content

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

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. For your final project, you will create an original portfolio of work to be showcased at the state-of-the art ATRiuM Building, situated in Cardiff – the vibrant capital city of Wales, a thriving international hub for music and the creative industries.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

03455 76 77 78