M.Sc. On Campus

Music Technology and Sound Production

12 months
16000 GBP/year
7900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Music Technology and Sound Production course at University of Huddersfield is designed to meet the requirements of the contemporary music technology industry. We aim to develop both technical and creative skills and knowledge, encouraging you to develop your technical understanding through industry relevant practice resulting in original output and knowledge development.


About the Music Technology and Sound Production course at University of Huddersfield

This Masters course is aimed primarily at music technology graduates who are looking to develop their technical skills and knowledge, and to explore new ways of engaging in music technology practice. The course also provides opportunities for experienced practitioners to gain a formal postgraduate qualification through development of technical and practical skills and knowledge related to the cutting edge of the contemporary music technology industry.

Our aim is to enhance the technical and creative effectiveness of recent graduates, thus increasing your immediate worth to industry. This is achieved by developing knowledge and understanding beyond undergraduate level across a range of appropriate modules. Above all, it seeks to develop your ability to apply knowledge, understanding and analytical skills in support of music and audio related work within the industry.


We would expect graduates from this course to be prepared for employment in a range of occupations in the music industry.  These include working in recording studios, game audio, and film and television broadcast.  You could also go on to further study and the University has many options available for postgraduate research which may interest you.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Spatial Audio Production and Analysis
  •  Mixing Audio
  •  Research Skills
  •  Audio for Virtual Reality Systems
  •  Sound and Music Signal Analysis
  •  Studio Design, Acoustics and Sound Measurement
  •  Audio Mastering
  •  Group Research and Development Project
  •  Individual Project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a Music Technology, Audio/Sound Production or a related discipline.
  • Other qualifications and/or experience that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at an Honours degree level - the qualification and experience should be in the area of Music Technology.
If entry is with a qualification at a lower level, but with compensating experience, the qualification and experience should be in the area of Music Technology. Claims for the accreditation of prior (experiential) learning (APL) will also be considered through submission of portfolio work and detailed documentation of experience demonstrating prior knowledge at the appropriate level. It will be possible to undertake further activities as discussed with the course team to further develop and support applications on a person by person basis. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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