Module Overview

Studio Musicianship

In this module musicians will be placed in simulated, “deadline driven” recording session environments. They will be encouraged to attain an understanding of professional production values and an awareness of the responsibilities of the recording musician. These responsibilities will include professional performance skills, studio etiquette and technical knowledge.

Module Code

MUSG 3007

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Studio Performance

Includes recorded performances in a simulated studio setting, taking in part writing and improvisation in various styles

Critical Analysis

Includes acting in the role of producer in regard to recorded performances

Ear Training

Students will be required to analyse, emulate or interpret found examples

Basic Engineering Principles

Students will study discipline specific recording concepts

Advanced Tone Generation, Timing and Feel


Basic DAW skills


Musicological Study


Roadmap Chart Conventions

Includes the reading, writing and interpretation of chart and roadmap conventions

This module will be delivered utilising a range of methods, including studio recording, audio-visual resources, small group work, tutor led discussion & practical workshops/demonstrations, student led discussion, e-learning through the BIMM VLE and independent study & research.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100