Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
As the introduction states, the Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree. We know that most consumed music on the planet is made by creative people who understand their own practice as music artists. We believe that whatever way you choose to express yourself musically is valid, and Melbourne Polytechnic’s pursuit of excellence in contemporary music making is framed by an understanding of music as an art form. Our program is aligned with ‘do it yourself’ practice, engages with commercial pathways, and is grounded in the importance of historical context.
Variety in learning
Contemporary music is made by all kinds of musicians, using all kinds of methodologies and technical skills. The Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is not a conservatorium style degree and although we understand the importance of technical musical skill, our approach incorporates the reality of contemporary music making where musical excellence in an artistic sense may or may not be connected to technical expertise.
Be part of something unique
Melbourne Polytechnic’s songwriting and composition classes are about being inventive, establishing goals and finding new ways to challenge and engage yourself and your future audience. Our music production classes teach multiple ways of recording sound and artists, developing stylistic approaches to recording and producing.
Learn all you will need for music business
We teach music business subjects that articulate revenue streams for music artists, explain marketing principles and approaches to management of music careers. The history subjects of the course explore the rich world of contemporary music history and cultural theory subjects will engage you in considering new ways to think about the world. We have a full suite of electives that include making video clips, starting record labels, performance classes and composing music for film.