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Sound Engineering and Production with Professional Experience BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Successful performances often depend on the sound output. Build theoretical and practical skills to create a better sounding experience with a degree in Sound Engineering and Production.**Sound engineers are essential to how we perceive live and recorded sound. As digital listening experiences expand, and more new listeners engage on different devices, sound quality and delivery is paramount. Combining audio engineering theory and studio-based delivery, this practical degree will equip you with the skills to build a career in the audio and media industry.Salford has pioneered acoustics and audio teaching and research for over 60 years. Led by our world-renowned acoustics team, you’ll have access to cutting-edge acoustic testing facilities, advanced laboratories and industry-standard studio facilities, as you critically evaluate new audio developments and apply them creatively.The course explores a variety of practical applications including radio, TV, music recording and live sound. You’ll study audio systems, music technology, live sound connection and studio production. As you develop, you’ll progress to advanced audio production, audio installation and sound design. With your future in focus, you can also choose specialist modules in audio for gaming and virtual reality or audio forensics.With the professional experience pathway, you will complete an industrial placement year between years two and three. Placements are an excellent opportunity to expand your CV, apply your academic knowledge further and develop interpersonal skills in the real world. On completion, you will be able to add 'with Professional Experience' to your degree title.On completion, you’ll be well-placed to become established in the diverse world of sound, music production, acoustics and audio. Salford Acoustic alumni have forged careers as studio and live producers/engineers, broadcast engineers, gaming audio engineers, product developers, acoustics and audio researchers, and acoustics consultants.Our Audio/Sound Technology and Acoustics courses scored 91% for learning resources in the National Student Survey 2020 (University of Salford analysis of unpublished NSS 2020 data)**Features**• Develop your knowledge of the recording process, enhanced by scientific and technical aspects• Acquire production knowledge of a variety of practical applications including radio, TV, music recording and live sound• Learn how to use typical software tools for the generation, control, processing and audio reproduction• Understand the relationships between sound and the environment, wherever it is being produced• Explore audio game design, acoustic modelling, and the techniques behind augmented reality

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,600per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112 - 120

Applicants must have grade C in a technical or scientific subject such as maths, physics, music technology, IT or electronics


University information

University of Salford

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  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    136 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%



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