Audio and Music TechnologyUCAS Code: J932
What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Music or Music Technology preferred; or one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Computing / Computer Science, Design and Technology, Electronics, Engineering, ICT, Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Statistics. Points from General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken on to full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.
Creative Media Production, Music or Music Technology preferred; or Aeronautical Engineering; Applied Science; Construction and the Built Environment; Electrical / Electronic Engineering; Engineering; Land-based Technology; Manufacturing Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; or Operations and Maintenance Engineering.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers88%
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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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BSc(Hons) Audio and Music Technology receives both accreditation and acclaim from JAMES, the education arm of the Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS) and the Music Producers Guild (MPG). They describe the course as ‘amongst the best in the UK and of international standing’. This course is ideal if you’re passionate about music and the technology behind it, but don’t necessarily have formal musical training or prior technical experience. It allows you to explore and develop advanced knowledge, techniques and technologies for recording, production, musical expression, digital creativity, audio programming and the science of sound. Musical opportunities abound on and off campus, through our celebrated Centre for Performing Arts and countless venues, groups, studios and projects in one of the UK’s most musical cities. Gain valuable real-world experience and a professional portfolio through a series of placements that prepare you for a career in the music industry and learn from professionals and experts from the music, film/TV and technology industries and research. Choose from careers in audio and sound engineering as well as performance, composition and concert management. Work in creative areas where there is a heavy reliance on technology such as film, theatre and the arts. Design new musical instruments and digital technologies, or new spaces and concert halls. Graduate destinations include the BBC, Allen&Heath, Focusrite/Novation, plus various studio and production houses worldwide.
UWE strives to make its graduates the graduates of choice for employers. Enhancing students' employability in order to equip them to make the most of their career potential is a core objective. UWE has established employer partnerships with Airbus, Hewlett Packard, the BBC and the NHS helping us ensure skills, work experience and graduate capabilities are embedded in our courses.
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