12 months
16300 GBP/year
7950 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Music Technology degree course from University of Portsmouth is ideal if you have a creative computing background and want to develop the skills needed to become a professional audio specialist. 

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Would you like to get practical, theoretical and creative experience in recording and production, digital music systems and software, sound design and composition for film and video gaming?

You'll plan and produce a personal project, and we'll provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional practice.

When you graduate from the Music Technology degree course at University of Portsmouth , you'll have all the tools you need for a career in the creative and media industries.

Careers and opportunities

You'll develop the skills needed for a successful career in creative and media industries. This could include: 

  • Interactive technologies
  • Virtual reality
  • 3D technologies
  • Games production and development
  • Electroacoustic composition
  • Software application development
  • Sound design
  • Sound editing

Opportunities also exist in the fields of education and health and business, where audio specialists are involved in the development of audio systems, software and interfaces, installation and monitoring, and contextual acoustic research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional, Academic and Research Development
  • Project Context and Definition
  • Project Design and Development
  • Project Evaluation and Resolution

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7950 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students


  • Year 1: £5,400
  • Year 2: £2,700

International students


  • Year 1: £11,330
  • Year 2: £5,670

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

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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