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Sound Engineering (with Foundation) BSc (Hons)

University of West London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main site - West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Get a head start in your sound engineering career with this multifaceted course, which combines vocational study and academic theory. You will learn key concepts such as acoustic analysis and sound synthesis, as well as sound studio recording, audio post-production and other practical skills. Furthermore, we will focus on your personal development, so that you can graduate as a well-rounded specialist with a full complement of in-demand skills. During your studies, you will have access to one of the largest audio complexes in Europe, which includes more than 20 studios, as well as teaching rooms, labs and computer suites. You will be encouraged to build links with professional bodies and be supported by specialist practitioners. Their knowledge ensures that the content and delivery of the course meets current industry needs so that when you graduate you are ready to take the next steps in your career. This is one of only eight courses in the UK accredited by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) with Full Incorporated Engineering status (IEng).The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BC

We accept applications with country-specific qualifications which correspond to the UK's qualifications for undergraduate study (e.g., A levels). For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (e.g., undergraduate IELTS overall score of 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each element for all courses (Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing) and they are listed on our International Entry Requirements page.

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University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Recently rebranded as the career university, UWL has strong links with industry that enable students to get career-specific insights, expertise and skills.
A stunning campus creates an inspiring environment for students, with high-quality training facilities and dedicated postgraduate facilities.
The university has a diverse and welcoming student community, creating a perfect environment to learn, make connections and explore in a global city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    129 60%

    41st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    51st

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    75th

    10

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