What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Including Music and Maths
Including Music and Maths.
Including Music and Maths
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 88 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers49%
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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This programme gives you the knowledge and practical skills to work in technology related jobs in the music and media industry. Music Technology is a broad ranging course which provides students with the knowledge and practical experience to work in a range of areas within the music, audio and media industries. We offer areas of study through a number of content streams focussed on developing high-calibre graduates employable in the following areas: • Acoustics • Audio post-production • Audio software development • Electronic music composition • Entrepreneurship • Live sound engineering • Sound design • Music recording and production • Music mastering • Video production Programme Structure Year 1 ● Audio For Broadcast ● Digital Recording and Production 1 ● Creative Computing Profession ● Sound Reinforcement 1 ● Audio Technology 1 ● Computer Music Year 2 ● Audio Post-Production ● Electroacoustics ● Sound Reinforcement 2 ● Digital Recording and Production 2 ● Audio Technology 2 ● Electronic Music Year 3 ● The Music Business ● Audio Visual Integration ● Professional Studio Practice ● Audio Signal Processing ● Music Technology Project ● Interactive Music // Creative Technology Placement Year 4 ● Music Technology Major Project ● Audio Mastering ● Audio For Film & Animation ● Advanced Audio Signal Processing ● Acoustics // Computer Games Audio Career paths in the following areas include: acoustics (graduate trainee acoustician), audio post production (sound editor/dubbing engineer), music composition (composer, electronic musician), music production (studio recording/mixing/mastering engineer); live sound or broadcast (engineer); sound systems design and installation (engineer/consultant), sound design (audio for film, animation and games), theatre-sound (technical engineer), video post-production (editor/ADR), technical sales and management, and within further and higher education. Many graduates work as freelancers while some set up their own business. Our programme features a placement in year 3 which may be with a UK music industry company or abroad in a partner institution such as the Harris Institute in Canada. This Honours programme is accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) and is an AVID Learning Partner (offering the opportunity to gain Pro Tools certification).
UWS is among the fastest growing institutions, offering modern, job market relevant degree courses to a wide demographic of students through different learning platforms. The Students' Association is on campus to support, enable and represent all students. It also offers the ultimate recreational and safe spaces in our campuses in Ayr, Hamilton and Paisley.
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