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
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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University of West London
St Mary's Road
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