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Music and Sound Technology (Audio Engineering)

University of Hertfordshire

12 months
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13950 GBP/year
9450 GBP/year
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About

The Music and Sound Technology (Audio Engineering) programme, offered by University of Hertfordshire, is designed to provide industry-relevant post-graduate education aimed at forming creative professional for the audio, production, and post-production industry, who wish to pursue careers as creative Audio Engineers within recording, production or live sound settings. 

Overview

About the course

  • Explore the most advanced studio techniques, technologies and processes at the forefront of current music production.
  • Unleash your creative potential and cultivate your own individual style to produce original arrangements, mixes, re-mixes and mastering work.
  • Deliver comprehensive solutions and support for live sound in a variety of performance settings.
  • On this postgraduate degree you will create your own A/V interfaces, plug-ins, and programming codes.

Why choose this Music and Sound Technology (Audio Engineering) programme from University of Hertfordshire?

Students take hands-on sessions in the University's state-of-the-art facilities, including a top-class SSL studio, guided by dedicated tutors with significant industry experience. The postgraduate curriculum covers all the most relevant and current skills of the field, and sessions and assessment are designed to reproduce, as far as possible and appropriate, the realities of the commercial environment.

We are one of the largest music department in the UK, offering a rich portfolio of forward-looking music programmes uniquely designed to develop the most relevant skills in the current industry. The environment is friendly and supportive, and students benefit from being part of a large community of creatives in all fields: from film, to new media, performance, and fine arts.

Our top-class facilities include:

  • 2 labs, each with 36 workstations dual monitor Apple Intel
  • Large recording studio with latest SSL AWS 900+ SE
  • Studio with Yamaha 02R/96
  • 3 monitoring spaces for surround sound
  • Dubbing suite for audio-to-video work
  • Foley studio for sound design work
  • Sony Game studio
  • Multimedia studios
  • Anechoic chamber
  • TV studio
  • 460-seat state-of-the-art performance venue with A/V recording facilities

Careers

When you graduate from these awards you will be ideally positioned to act as an interface between various music technologies and composers/producers. You may also consider a range of related positions such as lecturer, technical editor for music technology publications and other similar professions in the music industry or consider further study at doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Economies 
  • Research and Enquiry
  • Audio Production and Design
  • Studio Technologies, Processes and Practices
  • Music and Sound Project 
  • Audio Engineering 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in Music Technology or related subjects. All applicants will be expected to have a solid prior knowledge of standard music studio devices, including practical experience across a range of typical audio software. Applicants lacking formal qualifications may be considered if they can demonstrate significant relevant industry experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9450 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time:

  • UK/EU Students: £790 per 15 credits
  • International Students: £1160 per 15 credits

Living costs for Hatfield

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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