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Music Technology

University of York

12 months
Duration
23300 GBP/year
9730 GBP/year
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About

The Music Technology programme from the University of York combines a unique mixture of science, technology and creativity to develop innovative audio applications for music making, recording, analysis and reproduction. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Recent advances in digital audio technology have seen an explosion of interest in surround sound for home entertainment and virtual reality, voice recognition and synthesis applications, as well as environmental and architectural acoustics. 

This The Music Technology programme from the University of York provides thorough grounding in scientific theory and creative engineering techniques in audio technology, audio analysis and audio programming. It will prepare you for further research or employment in the audio technology and digital creative industries.

You'll be forging connections in the industry right from the start of your course. Throughout their studies, previous students have collaborated with companies such as Google, Abbey Road, AECOM, Music Tribe and many more.

Career opportunities

  • Sound systems designer
  • Audio app developer
  • Audio DSP engineer
  • Acoustic consultant
  • Acoustic test engineer
  • Audio programmers
  • Research and development
  • PhD study
  • Game audio programmer
  • Automotive audio systems designer

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • iOS Programming for Audio 
  • Voice Acoustics and Applications 
  • Audio Signals and Psychoacoustics 
  • Personal Professional Practitioner 
  • Music Perception and Critical Listening 
  • Project Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent in Music or Music Technology, or a related technology, mathematics, science, engineering or computing degree where candidates can demonstrate music performance or music production skills. 
  • We are willing to consider applications from students with lower qualifications, particularly when the student has high marks in relevant modules and/or appropriate industrial experience. As a general rule, we prefer subjects that have a technical element or significant industrial experience. This is assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9730 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9730 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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