Point Blank offers a BA (Hons) Music Production & Sound Engineering degree at the School in London with four intakes per year. If you can't make it to London, you can also study entirely online for a 1 year CertHE (120 credits at level 4) and a 2 year DipHE (240 credits at level 4/5) Music Production & Business. These programmes are quality assured by Middlesex University and students receive a Middlesex award on successful completion. The CertHE and DipHE can precipitate entry onto the BA (Hons) at level 5 or 6 respectively.
Point Blank Music School has undergone an educational oversight monitoring visit by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and has received its final report, which is available in full here. The monitoring visit resulted in the following outcome:
The QAA monitoring team has concluded that Point Blank Music School is making acceptable progress in implementing the action plan from the Review for Specific Course Designation.
Point Blank is a licensed sponsor for Tier 4. We welcome students from all over the world to study at our state-of-the-art premises in London. International students are eligible for Diploma courses of 3 or 4 days per week which are included on this page. If you are from Australia, Canada, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea or Taiwan, you might be able to come to the UK under the Youth Mobility Scheme (Tier 5). EU students do not need a visa.
Point Blank delivers BTEC qualifications in London and online: "The centre is exceptionally well equipped with up to date equipment and software to support a very effective learning environment. The learning environment mirrors exactly what is available in industry so that students can develop their skills and progress into employment. The facilities are open into the late evening and this supports students to fit their part time work around their practice and production." - From our latest Edexcel report.
Step into pretty much any DJ booth the world over and you'll find Pioneer's acclaimed range of CD turntables and mixers. To prepare you for your debut behind the decks, Point Blank's special relationship with Pioneer ensures students receive professional training on the latest kit as it comes out.
Point Blank has been teaching on Logic Pro - Apple's industry standard music production package since day one. Every student has a dedicated Mac workstation to use in class and benefits from educational discounts on all Apple products. See Point Blank in the Authorized Training Center list by clicking the Apple logo above.
Ableton Live is a fantastic creative tool for DJs, producers and performers. Our instructors are certified Ableton Trainers ensuring that they pass on the latest knowledge to our students. All students qualify for educational discounts with Ableton. See us on Ableton's site here.
In order to ensure that our students learn on absolutely the best facilities available, Point Blank has partnered with SSL and is proud to feature an SSL Duality Delta in Studio One. SSL is the industry recognised leader for professional mixing consoles.
Point Blank was the first NI Approved Training Centre in the UK. Study Komplete and Traktor Pro with us, the No.1 electronic music industry professional school. See us on Native's site here.
Point Blank is an Avid Partner ensuring students learn on professional industry standard software and hardware. Point Blank delivers Pro Tools training in our Advanced Sound Engineering module and features Pro Tools HD rigs in several studios.
Point Blank provides our customers with an excellent source of free education via our YouTube channel and is amongst an exclusive group of companies that is YouTube Certified having passed the necessary tests to attain this accreditation.
The Webby Awards honor excellence on the Internet. To win a Webby, Point Blank played a lead role as broadcasters, content creators and presenters of the Academy of Electronic Music, in association with Google, Armada Music and DJ Mag. More info.