The University of the Highlands and Islands is offering 15 free places for an online course in Music Sync and Placement. This is a single semester course aimed at upskilling musicians in placing music in visual media, a key skill for musicians navigating post-pandemic changes in film, television, and advertising.


Course Highlights:

  • 200 hours of study, including teaching, self-directed study, and assessments.
  • Fully online delivery, no scheduled face-to-face sessions, study at your convenience each week.
  • Undergraduate degree module level, SCQF 7, worth 20 credits.


Who Should Apply:

  • Musicians looking to understand and exploit opportunities in music sync and placement.
  • Those aiming to stay ahead in a dynamic industry.
  • No formal entry requirements, but digital competency is essential.


Course Details:

  • Duration: 14 weeks.
  • Assessments include a report/podcast and submission of a track for a music library.
  • Course starts on 22nd January, with applications closing on 15th January 2024.


This course is perfect for emerging artists, songwriters, library music writers, and composers to build resilience and adapt to the ‘new normal’ in the creative sectors.


Deadline: Monday 15th January 2024


For more information or to apply, please contact anna.stevenson@uhi.ac.uk, call +447989354155, or visit UHI’s website.