Taught course

Record Production

University of West London · London College of Music

Entry requirements

Applicants must have the following: - 2:1 Honours degree or higher in Music Technology or a related subject, or substantial industry or prior experience in the field. - This course requires advanced musical knowledge, but not knowledge of notation and instrumental skills. We will ask you to provide a portfolio of degree level or professional work, with a written statement. - Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of degree level / professional work and a written statement.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Record Production gives you an in-depth study of the record production process. By deconstructing and analysing in-depth the record production process, you will develop the relevant skills and understanding for a successful career in the contemporary, fast-changing music industry or to undertake further postgraduate study at PhD level.

Investigating the production of popular recorded music from both a theoretical and practical standpoint, you will learn to combine a creative vision of the whole project with the practical management of the technical and artistic process.

The London College of Music stands at the forefront of the academic study of music technology and record production. Situated within one of the largest university music technology departments in the world, the course is led by a team of world-renowned record producers, composers, arrangers and engineers all involved in the recording industry.

For further information about this course, please contact simon.zagorski-thomas@uwl.ac.uk.

Information for international students

For more information, please visit: http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
GBP £7,200
International students
GBP £11,500

For information please visit the UWL website:


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course information
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