The MA Commercial Songwriting and Production programme, validated by Nottingham Trent University in partnership with Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, is an industry-driven practical MA Programme that strikes a necessary balance between traditional creative songwriting and production practice and a critical evaluation of specialised tools, techniques, approaches and case studies unique to the current music and entertainment industries.

The programme is delivered entirely at Tileyard Studios, London. Tileyard is the largest professional music community in Europe featuring 82 recording studios, 120 music and entertainment businesses, 1200 creative industry professionals and the Tileyard Education Centre, putting you right at the heart of the industry. The studios have everything you need to take a commercial music course London.

Modules in Commercial Songwriting, Developing Voice and Style, Audio Production, Writing to Commercial Brief, Creative Music Management, Commercial Music Perspectives and Creative Music Project combine latest industry practice with a specialised focus on independent commercial songwriting tools, techniques and real-world industry insight.

This practical, industry-centric course also includes the opportunity to present your creative music project to an A&R investment panel curated by Tileyard Music, regular, large-scale industry networking events, exceptional professional masterclasses, one-to-one electronic mentoring, work-based learning opportunities and access to the unrivalled social network of Tileyard Studios.

Applicants to our MA programmes are automatically included in a shortlist for Tileyard Education bursaries and scholarships. More details on bursaries and scholarships can be found our our APPLY page FAQ section.

NB: If you plan to apply for a postgraduate master’s course from 1 August 2017, you may be able to get a Postgraduate Loan to help with course fees and living costs. You can get up to £10,000 during your course. Find out more about postgraduate student loans on

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