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Sound Design (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The course, which focuses on exploring current and emerging technologies applicable to contemporary sound design, provides opportunities for students to develop their practical skills in audio for film & TV, game audio, theatre sound and audio/visual installations. Students will also develop a theoretical understanding across a range of skills in pre-production, production and post-production.The course centres around the use of the university’s Wall recording studio and audio post-production suites, which are accessible to students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is designed to teach and develop skills across disciplines and covers a broad range of technologies that will help in the development of your own portfolio.As well as the recording studios, the course is built around the practical use of the university’s Centre for the Creative Industries and its wide range of facilities. The centre is home to BBC Cymru in North East Wales.Key Course Features:•The Centre for the Creative Industries supports work across a range of creative disciplines using the latest in Audio/Visual technology.•Glyndwr’s Wall Recording Studio, which features a variety of Digital Audio Workstations; 24 track recording and digital and analogue recording capabilities.•Post-production facilities both Mac and PC based with 3 post-production suites.•Students lead Glyndwr.tv live sessions streamed live and featuring a mixture of high profile as well as local bands and performers.•Calon FM Community radio station is based in the creative industries building and offers volunteer and collaboration work. The University is one of only three higher education institutions to have such a facility on campus.•Our graduates have collaborated with a range of local companies including NHS Wales, Wales Rugby League, Clwyd Theatre Cymru and numerous local organisations and productions.•Past graduates have gone on to work with media companies such as the BBC, Universal Music, QVC and Technicolor and other students have taken on freelance roles and formed their own production companies.

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15 January 2020

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Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

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

Students often comment that the campus is like a home away from home. This small, inclusive university has a friendly, community feel.
Help for all students to reach their full potential, with individual support available across a number of areas.
Pre-sessional English language courses for students who do not meet the language requirements for their chosen programme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 85 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    59th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.49 90%

    4th

    14

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