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Computer Science and Music Technology BSc (Hons)

Keele University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

At Keele University, we’re proud to be consistently ranked in the Top 3 UK universities for student satisfaction, which is testimony to the safe, supportive and welcoming campus we hope you’ll soon call home.As a student on this programme you will enjoy cross-disciplinary, research-led teaching. You will also have 24/7 access to our computer labs and to our purpose-built recording and project studios, practice rooms and other facilities.Computer Science modules enable you to learn about the theories which underpin software, hardware and computing techniques – and how to apply them in the real world. You use technology to create new opportunities and solve problems. You could learn about things like artificial intelligence, computer game development, human-computer interaction and cyber security. There is a strong emphasis on programming but you do not need to have Maths A Level.Keele’s Music Technology modules encourage you to work at the frontiers of the creative application of technology in composition, music production, sound design, screen music, audio-visuals and software. You will study different styles and genres, inventing, capturing, recording, mixing and manipulating audiovisuals using advanced digital media. You will explore the theory of sound, the history of audio technology, and the cultural contexts of music. You can also access modules from the Music programme to create a programme which reflects your passions. As a student on this combined degree programme you develop a wide range of transferable and subject-specific skills that are highly valued by employers.Graduates pursue careers as systems analysts, software engineers and consultants, working for such companies as Apple, BAE systems, Barclays, Capgemini, EA Games, Experian and Microsoft. You might develop your academic experience to follow a career in the music, sound, screen, software and media production industries. Graduates in Music Technology have gone on to work in games computing, broadcasting, recording, production, sound design, soundtrack creation, song writing and performance. You may also choose to pursue postgraduate study at masters or doctoral level.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 110 14

    43rd out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    125 52%

    65th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    29th

    72
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    127 58%

    41st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    47th

    37

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