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Music Technology and Composition BMus (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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UCAS CODE: A495

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Music (with Honours) - BMus (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

About the course

Music Technology and Composition will develop your skills in both acoustic and computer-based music creation, as well as in production and orchestration. We take a broad view of composing with technology; everything from how to use the studio and computers as tools to manipulate sound, to writing for specific instruments. The course will give you opportunities to develop a career in composition, sound, sonic arts, or many other exciting creative routes.

Why study Music Technology and Composition at Huddersfield?

  • You’ll study in state-of-the-art professional standard facilities, with access to a range of recording and studio spaces.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to work with commercially successful tutors, internationally recognised researchers, and visiting artists who will help you build on your creative talents.
  • You'll be able to explore the latest new music in the annual Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and get up-close and experience electronic music in action at the Electric Spring Festival.
  • You’ll be joining a large community of music and music technology students, including aspiring classical, jazz and pop musicians, recording engineers, programmers, audio electronic experts and interface designers.
  • The course is accredited by JAMES.

Your Career

Previous graduates on similar courses have gone on to work in a range of careers including studio managers, post-production, freelance engineers, programmers, sound design and professional audio sales. A selection of companies that have employed Huddersfield graduates in recent years include Abbey Road Studios, Calrec Audio, ITV, BBC, Kiss FM, British Grove Studios and Metrophonic.** There is support available after you graduate from our 3M Buckley Innovation Centre where you can get advice on starting your own business. The university also supports students to progress to postgraduate and research study.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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

University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 87 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    119 59%

    60th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    44th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    67th

    45

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