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About

Develop your theoretical understanding, technical skills and creative practice in the emerging field of sonic arts through a series of lectures, seminars and workshops which aim to challenge preconceptions surrounding musical composition, performance and sound art with the Sonic Arts program from Leeds Beckett University.

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Overview

You will explore varied approaches to sound practice through exposure to modern ideas and techniques in the areas of electroacoustic music, spatial sound, contemporary music thinking and sound interactivity. You will have the chance to investigate new software and hardware tools, inquire into the ideas and practical work of the most influential contemporary music thinkers, such as John Cage, Pierre Schaeffer and Brian Eno, and produce a variety of creative artefacts to begin building your own music and sound repertoire.

The Sonic Arts program from Leeds Beckett University is delivered by a team of practitioners, whose work at the forefront of this field enjoy critical acclaim at an international level, and who will support you in preparing for a career in sound or further study.

Careers

You will develop a broad range of technical and creative skills preparing you to enter a diverse variety of careers in the music and sound industry. You could work as a music and sound artist creating original tracks and multi-channel installations or as a composer and sound designer for film, TV and interactive games.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electroacoustic Music
  • Negotiated Skills Development
  • Interfaces & Interactivity
  • Audio Visual Practice
  • Audio Cultures
  • Spatial Audio Arts & Media
  • Research Practice

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree in a cognate subject, at least a second class honours degree in a non-cognate subject supported by evidence of an aptitude for the subject applied for, or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK PT: £888.80 for each 20 credit point module.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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