Music and Sound Design

Course Introduction

A flexible approach to sound production is key on this course. As is becoming specialised enough to follow your chosen career, whether as an electronic music producer, a post-production sound designer or a music researcher.

Course Modules

Year 1

• Sample and Sequence

• Creative Music Technology

• Contemporary Music Industry

• Introduction to Film Sound

• Introduction to Game Audio

• Introduction to Studio Practice

Year 2

• Studio Production: Recording

• Studio Production: Mixing

• Sound Design: Specialism 1

• Sound Design: Specialism 2

• Music Image Text

• Performance

Year 3

• Research Project

The final year research paper module gives you the opportunity to conduct original research in an area of your degree or field of interest under the guidance of an academic supervisor.

• Professional Practice

In this module, you'll gain all the necessary knowledge and understanding to become a successful professional in real-world creative sound and music contexts. You'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placements and develop a professional portfolio. The module will feature guest talks from industry professionals.

• Advanced Project

You'll produce and exhibit a coherent and critically informed advanced final year project. Building upon individual research and experimentation undertaken in the prototype phase, you'll be working independently with support from tutors to produce and display at the End of Year Show. You are expected to work at a professional standard while exploring opportunities to innovate and challenge conventions. You can work individually or collaboratively to produce a piece of work such as sound for games, films, or produce stand alone sound/music production.

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H) £9,250 European Fees