When and How to Apply

 

We try our best to make our application process as simple as possible. After all, you’re at the very beginning of your craft-honing journey and our role is to support you. Scroll down for our one-stop guide on when and how to apply.

 

1. When to apply

SHORT COURSES or SUMMER SCHOOL:

Please submit your application at least 14 days before the course start date.

BACHELORS OF ARTS or MASTERS IN CREATIVE PRODUCTION

You are welcome to apply anytime between October and August 15, 2020. However, in the summer things get very busy and the courses fill up quickly. The earlier you apply, the faster our admissions team can get you a decision.

 

The best time of year to submit your application will also depend on you and what you need. If you require a student visa or for funding, we suggest the following deadlines:

IF YOU NEED A STUDENT VISA
Apply by February 29, 2020 

There are some bureaucratic hurdles you’ll need to conquer but don’t worry,  you are not alone. Our admissions team is happy to provide you with the documents you will need to successfully acquire your student visa or  funding. But, in order to do so, we kindly request that you submit your application before the end of February.

 

IF YOU NEED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING
Apply by June 30, 2020 

The following organisations have provided funding for BA or MA study with us:

2. How to apply

All our applications can be completed via the online forms at www.dbsmusic.net (including film and acting courses). Each course has slightly different requirements – but we will always need your personal and contact information. Read about our Privacy Policy here.

On the first page of every application form are detailed instructions on what materials are required. Simply select your course below to find out more:

ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION & PERFORMANCE PROGRAMME

Learn the essential tools and techniques for creating, mixing and mastering your own music and develop your portfolio as a producer, performer, DJ or practicing artist.

HE Certificate
1 Year

HE Diploma
2 Years

BA Hons Degree
3 Years

CREATIVE AUDIO PRODUCTION & SOUND ENGINEERING PROGRAMME

Develop your portfolio as a sound engineer and music producer whilst learning the tools and creative techniques required to record, mix, produce and master a wide range of music.

HE Certificate
1 Year

HE Diploma
2 Years

BA Hons Degree
3 Years

Summer School & Masters Programme

Summer School
4 Weeks

MA Creative Production (Music)
1 Year

Short Courses
2 Days

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*Our degrees are validated, audited and awarded by the University of St Mark & St John, a UK university.