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Music, Sound and Technology BSc (Hons)

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

City’s innovative BSc in Music, Sound and Technology encourages you to work with music and sound in exciting new ways, preparing you for a wide range of careers in the cultural industries of today and tomorrow. This course is for ambitious students who want to develop an impressive portfolio of technical and creative skills. These skills will prepare you for a wide range of careers, such as music production, audio engineering, sound and interaction design, music composition for film and TV, and sound art practices.You will learn in a highly energised and supportive department, with world-class facilities and internationally recognised staff who share your devotion to music. Int he most recent survey our music students gave us 100% overall student satisfaction, one of only 3 UK universities to recieve this. You will study music, recording, studio production techniques, composition, interactive music, acoustics and psychoacoustics, audio arts, sound synthesis, and digital signal processing.At the Department of Music at City, University of London, you will participate in a variety of music-making activities, including a wide range of student ensembles. Our regular concert series and summer festival will introduce you to world-class musicians from classical music to world music.To help you on your way to realising your future ambitions, we offer you the option of taking a sandwich year on an industry placement. Alternatively, you may choose to study at one of our partner institutions abroad. Delivered in a stimulating research-led environment with world-leading studios and recording facilities, you will learn how to develop innovative projects in recording, composition, interactive music, installation and cross-disciplinary work.This degree has a unique focus, integrating theory and practice to help you understand the relationships between music, sound and other forms of digital media, such as film, games, web-based applications, and new modes of performance which utilise music technology in novel and innovative ways.This course will enable you to immerse yourself in the study of music, sound and technology meaning you will develop up-to-date technical skills in digital and audio technologies. Throughout the course you will acquire imaginative strategies for producing creative and technical work, involving experimentation, speculation and rigorous investigation.On the course you will learn how to interpret and understand music and sound in a variety of cultural and interdisciplinary contexts. Whilst developing highly transferable skills, such as creative innovation, written and oral communication, independent scholarship, research and entrepreneurialism.Studying this course will equip you to make a significant and valuable contribution to the fields of audio production, composition, media, education, research and other areas of the cultural and creative industries.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 72 4

    42nd out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    128 58%

    41st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    64th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    137 63%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    58th

    44

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