UWS Clearing 2021

Commercial Sound Production

(3rd Year Entry)



BA (Hons)


1 year full-time


New College Lanarkshire


September 2021



About the course

Let UWS’s professionally-accredited BA Commercial Sound Production programme unlock the door to a fulfilling career in music – one of the UK’s most exciting creative industries.

Thanks to the programme’s state of the art studio facilities, you’ll get to hone the skills you developed in your HND and Advanced Diploma in Music Technology programmes.

You’ll also learn a mixture of practical, theoretical and industry-based skills through the following modules:

  • Professional Studio Techniques
  • Live Sound Applications
  • Advanced Post Production
  • Music Research Practice
  • Creative Music Product Design
  • Advanced Music Production

Some classes may be delivered off-campus, at our creative hub in Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts and Paisley Campus.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:


Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Closed

Year 2: Closed

Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • SQA HND in: Sound Production, Music Technology, Performance or Screen Related HND, Music (skills discussed at interview) 
  • BTEC Level 5 HND in: Music Technology, Sound Production or relevant subject.
  • Advanced Diploma in: Music Technology, Sound Production or relevant subject.

Further information

Clearing Guide

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UCAS Track

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Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk


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