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Course summary

Our degree in sound and music for games aims to inspire you to become an innovative and creative professional within the rewarding world of sound and music for gaming. The course based in our west London campus, offers practical and vocational skills and will allow you to develop critical thinking and creative enterprise. You will have access to one of the largest audio complexes in Europe and learn from highly experienced tutors. The gaming industry is vast and growing fast, far outstripping the music and film industry in terms of size and income. The course prepares you for new trends and directions, leaving you ideally placed to navigate and succeed in this exciting industry. During the course you will learn to capture, manipulate and produce audio for games. You will study essential concepts of studio and game audio production. The course will focus on the development of a portfolio career encompassing a diverse range of skills. The course offers a solid grounding in:

  • creative sound design
  • music for gaming
  • middleware/DAW implementation
  • recording studio and production-based skills.
The course modules are designed to nurture your creative potential and individual artistic identity. We also work closely alongside film and audio post-production to allow you a portfolio career with a variety of vocational outputs.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W320
Institution code:
W05
Campus name:
Main site - West London
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
76%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
96%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information regarding fees can be found at www.uwl.ac.uk
Sound and Music for Gaming at University of West London - UCAS