Study, explore and practise contemporary film and television postproduction with a focus on technical aspects of sound production and design. Enhance your understanding of digital sound design creation and audio for film, television and interactive media.
The Film and Television Production with Sound programme from University of York emphasises a high level of craft skill and creativity, combined with critical thought and collaboration. You'll gain scientific and technical training with hands-on experience of sound design, programme creation and artistic decision-making.
We'll teach you through a mix of workshops, lectures, screenings and masterclasses led by leading academics and industry professionals. You'll use industry-standard facilities in a vibrant and supportive environment. You'll realise your own creative and technical projects and develop essential professional skills to pursue a career in industry.
Careers and skills
The film and television industry is highly competitive and there is a constant demand for sound designers with a solid knowledge of current software and postproduction techniques. There's also demand for sound designers who possess a firm grasp of story and understand how technology can enhance the audio-visual experience.
There's also an increasing demand for researchers, in both industry and academia, who have a firm understanding of postproduction tools and how they can be applied to create the next generation of postproduction technologies.
Our graduates are working with companies such as:
- Warner Bros/De Lane Lea
- Smoke & Mirrors
- Sumners Post
- Lipsync Post
Feature film credits for our graduates include The Jungle Book (Walt Disney Pictures), Gravity (Warner Bros), Prometheus (20th Century Fox), Savages (Universal Pictures) and The Knife That Killed Me (Universal Pictures).
Some of our graduates have furthered their studies by pursuing a PhD in Sound Design.
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- Digital Production and Postproduction Workflows
- Group Projects
- Audio Effects Design Lab
- Spatial Audio and Surround Sound
- The Business of Production and Postproduction
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media View 384 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- You should have some experience of audio media production either gained through an undergraduate degree (2:1 or equivalent) or through professional practice.
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International23300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9730 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9730 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.