Validated by The University of Hull, our Music Performance and Production Foundation Degree course will provide you an opportunity to develop detailed specialist knowledge in music performance and production, with a focus on entrepreneurship and entering the music industry. With strong links to employers in the creative industries, and opportunities for extensive experience of performance, the programme develops specialist knowledge and skills, appropriate transferable skills, self-awareness and the capacity to engage in reflective practice. The range of modules provides a starting point for a range of careers in the performing arts, musical and community arts organisations, whether from graduation or with further study. The programme is delivered in purpose-built music classrooms, rehearsal and studio facilities.
Throughout the programme, assessment is through live briefs and real-work situations, wherever possible.
Many students choose to progress to The Sheffield College's BA(Hons) Music Performance and Production Top-up.
The majority of the music industry is self employed and the FdA Music Performance and Production course builds skills conidence in this area to start in business as a:
There are no direct costs to study the programme, although students will need to supply their own consumables (e.g. drumsticks, guitar strings, etc.).