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Music and Sound Technology (with Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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UCAS CODE: PW33

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Practical use of the University’s 24/7 recording studio is at the heart of this course which allows you to complete a professional production of your own.This music technology course is designed for students who may be from a performance background and are seeking to develop their skill set with the acquisition of a high level of technical appreciation as a means to increase their career and professional potential.It covers a range of technologies and will include the development of your own portfolio of production pieces and access to many of the local music venues.*You will study in a subject area rated 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction, Complete University Guide 2022.The course, which is built around the practical use of the university’s well equipped recording studio and makes full use of the facilities in the Centre for the Creative Industries, is based on exploring current and emerging technologies relating to audio production, and how these can be used to create music and sound for many applications.There are also opportunities for students to gain work experience in live sound and large scale event production during Focus Wales music festival, which the university is a partner of, comes to Wrexham each spring. The event is a multi-venue festival which places the music industry spotlight firmly on the emerging talent that Wales has to offer the world and attracts more than 200 bands across 20 stages.Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further studies24-hour open access to The Wall Recording Studio and guest lectures from leading technology companies and practitioners.Well-equipped computer labs with both Apple and PC based systems loaded with a wide selection of industry related software.Work experience opportunities on regular Glyndwr.tv live sessions (Check out the Glyndwr.tv YouTube channel for examples of our students work).Opportunity to gain work experience in our campus based FM radio station. One of only three FM community radio stations in UK higher education institutions (Have a listen to the live stream www.calonfm.com).All students are encouraged to become members of the professional body, The Audio Engineering Society (separate fees applicable).You will study in a subject area rated 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction, Complete University Guide 2022.Small cohort sizes and a friendly, community environment.Every student is offered the opportunity of working on professional sessions that will enhance their CV, ultimately making them more employable.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 87 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    63rd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.51 90%

    3rd

    1

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