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Course summary

Get a head start in your sound engineering career with this multifaceted course, which combines vocational study and academic theory. You will learn key concepts such as acoustic analysis and sound synthesis, as well as sound studio recording, audio post-production and other practical skills. Furthermore, we will focus on your personal development, so that you can graduate as a well-rounded specialist with a full complement of in-demand skills. During your studies, you will have access to one of the largest audio complexes in Europe, which includes more than 20 studios, as well as teaching rooms, labs and computer suites. You will be encouraged to build links with professional bodies and be supported by specialist practitioners. Their knowledge ensures that the content and delivery of the course meets current industry needs so that when you graduate you are ready to take the next steps in your career. This is one of only eight courses in the UK accredited by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) with Full Incorporated Engineering status (IEng). The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
J990
Institution code:
W05
Campus name:
Main site - West London
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
76%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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 Engineering (with Foundation) at University of West London - UCAS