Point Blank Music School
The Global Music School
Point Blank is voted the world's 'Best Electronic Music School' by the readers of DJ Mag offering courses in London, Los Angeles or entirely online. Established in London in 1994, Point Blank teaches the creative process of making music at the highest level. Aided by our long-term partnership with Middlesex University, expert instructors and state-of-the-art facilities, many graduates have enjoyed successful careers in music including Claude VonStroke, Goldie, Nicole Moudaber, Leona Lewis, Patrick Topping, Monki and Felix Jaehn.
You can study Music Production, DJing, Radio Broadcasting, Singing & Songwriting, Music Business and Live Sound Engineering with us. Using Logic, Ableton, Native Instruments and Pro Tools, every student has unlimited access to the studios including SSL Duality Delta, Audient 48 Channel, TLAudio and Oram mixing desks, fully equipped Mac workstations with Push, Maschine, Komplete Kontrol, the latest Pioneer and Roland kit and much more. Point Blank scored 100% for overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Students Survey (NSS). We are the only music production school to achieve this result.
Higher Education Programmes
We offer Higher Education Programmes up to degree level both in London and online, which are an ideal option for those looking to benefit from the music industry expertise and innovative online teaching that Point Blank is known for, whilst also gaining a qualification validated by Middlesex University. Our Higher Education programmes are quality assured by Middlesex University and you receive a Middlesex award on successful completion. With these courses you could also save up to £9,000 compared to equivalent UK university fees! Find out more about our university-level programmes by watching the video below:
Over 50,000 students worldwide have chosen Point Blank as the best place to study music production, sound engineering, music business, singing, radio production and DJ skills. Importantly, many of our graduates have gone on to great success themselves. Our students include Claude VonStroke, Goldie, AlunaGeorge, Gemma Cairney, Dave Rene and other successful industry figures. You can see a full list of our Student Success stories here.
Check out the video below to get an insight into what it’s like to study with us, with previous students giving their view on our courses, instructors and the school itself:
Expert Instructors & VIP Industry Guests
One of the things that sets Point Blank apart is the quality of our expert instructors. Every one of the team is specially selected for their combination of talent, music industry experience and tangible success - which they pass on to you in the classroom. This kind of input will kick start your music career. In addition, Point Blank has seen a huge number of high profile guest artists stop by to give masterclasses to our students: Mark Ronson, Pete Tong, Carl Cox, Annie Mac…the list goes on!
State of the Art Facilities
Our London school is one of the best equipped facilities in the world for Ableton, Logic and Native Instruments. We have over 90 Apple iMac workstations with the latest production software installed, together with 34 Ableton Push controllers and 40 NI Maschines. Students have access to our state-of-the-art facilities seven days a week throughout their course. You can check out our photo tour here for full details of all our studios and take a look at our video tour below.
Point Blank is accredited by several very important educational and regulatory bodies, including QAA and Edexcel. In the latest ISI report (Feb 2016) we are proud to say we scored the highest marks possible (“Exceeds Expectations”) in all categories including teaching and facilities. We are inspected regularly and achieve consistently excellent results in our reports as well as having an 85% employability success rate - the majority of our graduates finding work in the music industry.
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