Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Audio and Music Technology

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Course summary

Would you like a career in the audio and music industry? If so, this industry-focused course will give you the professional, creative, intellectual and technical skills needed to succeed. The audio and music technology industries provide a broad range of career prospects for graduates. You’ll explore subject areas that will develop your knowledge in the subject area and help prepare you for the diverse nature of your industry. The course curriculum balances theoretical study alongside practical application. Throughout the course you’ll be challenged to develop your decision-making in new, and at times, complex and unpredictable contexts. The content of the course also closely reflects current working practices in industry, and aims to prepare you for work in a highly competitive workplace. Students in audio and music technology will increasingly be faced with freelance and self-employed models of work upon graduation. You’ll also have access to a range of specialist facilities, including industry-standard audio recording and production studios. Overall the course aims to develop your knowledge and skills and allows you to apply this in various scenarios, in order to improve your employability and/or prepare you for further study at Masters level and beyond. On this course you’ll study at Confetti’s brand new contemporary music and events hub - Metronome. You’ll have access to; Studer A827 2-inch machine Brand new 48-channel SSL Duality desk Freestanding Exigy monitors Edit rooms equipped with 8-bus consoles Industry-standard production studios including SSL, Neumann and Schoeps equipment Specialist IT Suites with Logic, Pro Tools, N.I Komplete M4L and Ableton software Performance rehearsal rooms 300 capacity live events venue Post-production suites including Soundfield, 5.1, Foley Room, Binaural and VR technology

Course details


Year 1 Audio Production Technology (40 Credit Points) Electronic Music Production (20 Credit Points) The Audio and Music Industry (20 Credit Points) Research Methods in Audio and Music Technology (20 Credit Points) Sound and Audio Theory (20 Credit Points) Year 2 Advanced Audio Production (40 Credit Points) Creative Audio & Music Technology (40 Credit Points) Acoustics & Electronics (20 Credit Points) Industry Practice (20 Credit Points) Year 3 Audio Mastering (20 Credit Points) Recording on Location (20 Credit Points) Music and Sound for Visual Media (40 Credit Points) Technology Investigation (40 Credit Points)

How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

This course is not eligible for International Students who require a Tier 4 Visa to study in the UK

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Confetti Institute of Creative Technology
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees for 2022 entry are yet to be confirmed. As a guide and to enable you to plan your finances, the fees for Home undergraduate students for 2021 are £9250. The current expectation is that the University may increase this for future and subsequent years of study in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.
Audio and Music Technology at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS