Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Music Production and Sound Design

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Course summary

Our Music Production and Sound Design course will develop the technical knowledge and creative expertise required for a career in the music industry. It will also prepare you for a wide variety of live and studio environments. You'll gain hands-on industry experience through work placement opportunities and benefit from research-informed teaching and fully equipped, cutting-edge facilities. Why choose this course?

  • Daily access to comprehensive music studio facilities with sound design and computer labs
  • Graduate with a substantial music and audio portfolio using industry standard software and hardware
  • Work placement opportunities to enhance your career prospects and network with industry partners
  • Discover diverse cultures through an International Year at a partner university across the globe
Music Production and Sound Design at Keele offers an exciting mix of modules that focus on contemporary, broad-ranging music studies. You will examine the cultural contexts in which sound is produced for and consumed in various media and develop a portfolio of skills that will help you to achieve your career ambitions in the creative industries, such as TV, radio, film and games. Through workshops, tutorials and assessments, you will develop technical skills, creative practice, and academic knowledge by working with audio software, hardware, and digital audio in studio and production set ups. Taught by staff with international experience and research in a range of specialisms, you will gain experience in sound recording, audio design and digital sampling. You will also explore programming, mixing, mastering and producing sound. There will be opportunities to work individually and collaboratively and to deliver inspiring projects under the guidance of supportive tutors. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
60%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Music Production and Sound Design at Keele University - UCAS