Innovation in Sound, M.A. | dBs The Sound and Music Institute | Bristol, United Kingdom
24 months
4250 GBP/year
4250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Innovation in Sound course from The Sound and Music Institute has been designed to help you push the boundaries in your chosen field; developing not only your academic prowess but also the capacity to move beyond music and sound, exploring broader realms of creative possibility. 


The Innovation in Sound course from The Sound and Music Institute also offers a flexible and multidisciplinary approach allowing you to tailor the course content to suit your own creative and career goals.

Alongside honing your practical skill set through experimental technical exploration, you’ll be encouraged to take a collaborative approach to projects through forming connections with both highly experienced academic and industry professionals; providing opportunities for you to make your impact on the creative industries and community.

Upon completion you will have developed your abilities to apply advanced production and project management techniques within a creative community as well as professional portfolio of skills and experience tailored to you. In addition students studying on this programme are encouraged to push themselves in to areas of study that improve the lives of others. 

Learn From the Pros

You’ll work with academics and industry professionals from all areas of the creative industries: producers, composers, sound designers, engineers and musicians.

Plus an extensive guest lecture programme, meeting leading industry professionals ranging from respected producers, specialist technical staff from world-class audio companies to record label and marketing/promotion experts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts
  • Practice
  • Establishment
  • Application
  • Sound Design
  • Music Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with a 2:2 (Hons) or above in music or another relevant discipline. OR
  • Equivalent professional experience (to be discussed on application).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4250 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 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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