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Music Composition, Technology and Production

Music Composition, Technology and Production Overview

Enter the world of music composition, technology, and production at Hertfordshire International College (HIC). Whether you aspire to be a composer, performer, producer, or music professional, our pathway course to the University of Hertfordshire has been crafted to provide up-to-date knowledge and essential skills. It’s not just about navigating the fast-evolving music industry; it’s about shaping its future.

Upon graduation, you won’t just be a graduate; you’ll be recognised by the industry as work-ready, resourceful, professional, and highly creative in your chosen career.

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Why Herts?

  • 2nd in the East of England (after Cambridge) for Music (Complete University Guide, 2023)
  • Become part of a larger School of Creative Arts, ranked 13th in the world for Creative Media & Entertainment Schools and Colleges (Rookie Awards, 2020)
  • At Foundation Level no portfolios are required.


Foundation in Creative Arts

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • Introduction to Media Technology
  • Practical Study Skills (30 credits module)
  • Business Studies
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Specialist Project (30 credits module)

Progression rule to First Year: Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules.

First Year (Integrated)

HIC provide subject specialist skill progression classes during First Year (Integrated).

Progression rule to Second Year and Module Information: More information about the University’s degree modules can be found on the University’s Programme Specifications, these are available under the ‘Further Information’ section on the course pages. Progression rules are also outlined in this document.


  • Arts Administrator
  • Community Arts Worker
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Event Organiser
  • TV or Film Sound Technician

Music at Herts

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