University of West London

Course Introduction

London College of Music's flagship music technology course, representing over two decades of development and experience. It has become the core on which our other music technology courses are based and has an enviable resource base, making us one of the largest audio complexes in Europe.

Course Modules

Year 1: Audio theory; introduction to video; introduction to sound; sound studio techniques 1; introduction to multimedia; music technology 1 (midi and synthesis). Year 2: Sound studio techniques 2; digital recording; music technology 2 (midi and sampling); portfolio recording; music in industry; creative sound. Year 3: Live sound and recording techniques; music and media in industry; experimental sound; digital broadcast media; audio post production; project (music technology).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,350  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons) £6,650  Academic year. First year overseas fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time Day
BA (Hons) £5,800  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate
  • Tariff 112-128
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Award
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma