What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
120 UCAS points from minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including grade B in Music, Music Technology or a related subject.
From minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent), including grade B in Music, Music Technology or a related subject.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers77%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Create innovative music and sound art using the very latest technology, whether you’re a budding sound designer, multimedia artist or musical performer. Learn to use industry-standard equipment, so you’re ready to jump straight into a job Use our performance culture to practise and perform alongside students from other courses Gain contacts at venues and other music companies with our industry links On our BA (Hons) Creative Music Technology, you’ll discover how to combine technology and music to explore innovative musical ideas. As well as learning the technical skills to complete your own creative projects, you’ll develop your theoretical knowledge of sound and your understanding of it as an art form. To help prepare for your career, you’ll study recording, production and other commercial uses of music technology, becoming proficient in current music industry software such as Logic, Sibelius and Pro Tools as well as more exploratory software such as Max/MSP and SuperCollider. But our modules will also let you find your own creative path, with options covering subjects as varied as film music, sensor technology and music therapy. Our close links with venues and other companies, such as Cambridge Junction and international music management company Hazard Chase, will give you the chance to make contact with industry leaders before you graduate. All your studies will be supported by professional practitioners recognised internationally as experts in their fields.
Year one, core modules Critical Skills Laptop Musicianship Fundamentals of Computer Music 1a and 1b Recording Techniques Music Business Year one, optional modules Laptop Performance Year two, core modules Music in Context 2a and 2b Circuit Bending, Hardware Hacking and Performance Technology Creative Music Computing Year two, optional modules Studio Project Electroacoustic Composition Music for the Moving Image Composing and Improvising 2a Music and Performing Arts in Education Year three, core modules Enterprise in the Creative Arts Intertextuality in Music Major Project Year three, optional modules Radiophonica Sensor Technology Sonic Art Composition 3 Music in the Global Marketplace Art, Music and Performance Principles of Music Therapy and Dramatherapy Optional modules available all years Anglia Language Programme
Anglia Ruskin University is a progressive university, breaking into the top 350 educational institutions in the World in 2017*. ARU's fantastic academics will link theory with practice in a friendly and supportive environment; just one of the reasons that ARU's students have recorded some of the highest satisfaction rates across the University. With a campus in the very heart of the City of London offering you unprecedented access to a host of potential employers and careers, ARU London is the perfect place for you to build the skills and gain the knowledge which will propel you to a successful career.
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