Film and Television Production with Sound Design at University of York - UCAS

University of York

Degree level: Postgraduate

Film and Television Production with Sound Design (Taught)

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Course summary

Study, explore and practise contemporary film and television postproduction with a focus on technical aspects of sound production and design. Enhance your understanding of digital sound design creation and audio for film, television and interactive media. Our course emphasises a high level of craft skill and creativity, combined with critical thought and collaboration. You'll gain scientific and technical training with hands-on experience of sound design, programme creation and artistic decision-making. We'll teach you through a mix of workshops, lectures, screenings and masterclasses led by leading academics and industry professionals. You'll use industry-standard facilities in a vibrant and supportive environment. You'll realise your own creative and technical projects and develop essential professional skills to pursue a career in industry. On this MA you will have the opportunity to focus your individual research project on creative production-orientated work. Alternatively, if you'd prefer to focus your individual research project on the technologies behind production and postproduction systems you can apply for the MSc Film and Television Production with Sound. Our graduates have pursued careers in film and television companies, as well as furthered their academic studies.


Types of assessment vary depending on the module and include the following: In-class tests In-class pitch sessions Presentations Essays and reflective reports Soundtrack design Business plans or grant applications Group project working with others across the Department Individual project with 10,000 word report.

Assessment method

You'll be assessed throughout your course. Some modules have an early assessment that contributes a small amount to your final mark, offering an opportunity to check your progress.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • ScreenSkills

Entry requirements

You should have some experience of audio media production either gained through an undergraduate degree (typically a minimum of 2:1 or equivalent) or through professional practice. If you have any questions please contact the Programme Director Dr Mariana Lopez at [email protected]. The international equivalents of UK qualifications are shown on our country-specific pages. You can also contact the international team for guidance

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5no less than 6.0 in each component
PTE Academic61no less than 55 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87minimum of 21 in each component
Trinity ISEMeritlevel 3 with Merit in all components

CAE and CPE (from January 2015): 176, with no less than 169 in each component

Postgraduate Taught English language requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £11770 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11770 Year 1
Scotland £11770 Year 1
Wales £11770 Year 1
Channel Islands £11770 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £11770 Year 1
EU £27200 Year 1
International £27200 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Film and Television Production with Sound Design at University of York - UCAS