Music and Sound Production at Ravensbourne University London - UCAS

Course summary

Are you an aspiring musician, sound designer or composer looking to develop your production skills? Our programme is designed to give you a unique chance to focus on the creative aspects and workflows of music and sound design for different types of media within the creative industries. You'll have the opportunity to explore music for film, television, games, theatre, and immersive and interactive media (VR/AR/XR), and gain skills that will guide you towards your ideal career path. We understand that music and the arts are becoming less of a focus in schools, which is why our course embraces new and emerging technologies to give you specific software skills that will set you apart from other graduates. You'll also have the chance to collaborate with other disciplines within Ravensbourne and tackle how music and sound work within different media to communicate and support narratives. You'll be introduced to essential music and sound theories and concepts, develop key digital audio workstation (DAW) skills, and familiarise yourself with the use of professional audio hardware, facilities and workflows. You'll further specialise in areas of your choice, such as music composition, sound postproduction, sound art, music mixing and mastering, and music and sound production for games and interactive media. Collaboration is at the heart of the course. Students will undertake project briefs and have the opportunity to work in cross-university productions in collaboration with other departments and disciplines. Teaching staff and visiting professionals bring a strong industry perspective and will guide you throughout the course. Take up this exciting opportunity to develop your skills and specialisms in music and sound design within the creative industries. Join our BA (Hons) Music and Sound Design course and start your journey towards your dream career. Why study this course?

  • Supercharge your music and production skills and apply them in a wide range of graduate roles
  • Develop an understanding of audio production, sound design and music as distinct specialisms
  • Add technical understanding and contextual background to your natural creativity and inner storyteller
  • Direct preparation for work in the creative industries
  • Practice-based learning and collaborative work will boost your leadership and teamwork skills.
Career pathways Graduates go on to work in roles such as music and audio production, sound engineering, composition and song writing and the audio-visual industries such as film, television and games or pursue postgraduate studies and academic careers. For more information, please visit our website.


You'll explore and develop specialisms which could include audio production, sound engineering, sound design, song writing, composition and soundtrack creation for film, television, games and immersive media, such as virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR). For more information, please visit the course page on our website.

Assessment method

You will be continually assessed throughout the course using a variety of methods including audio & video submissions, project work, presentations, reflective written documents and reports. Each module has a Formative and a Summative assessment point, where feedback and advice are provided to develop and complete projects and a final grade is awarded. For more information, please visit our website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

At Ravensbourne we take a transparent approach to admissions, as we want you to know exactly what you need to achieve in your exams to guarantee a place on the course. This doesn't mean our standards are lower, in fact the average UCAS tariff of our students is higher than some other universities in London, so you'll be joining a diverse community of creatives. We still think exams are important and look forward to hearing about your successes in the summer, but we place more importance on the work you will share with us as part of our interview and/or portfolio process.

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Please see our website for advice on how to prepare your portfolio and sketchbook or showreel : -


You will be invited to a friendly online interview which you must pass in order to successfully gain entry to this programme.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5IELTS 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each subtest.
TOEFL (iBT)72TOEFL IBT with 72 points overall including minimum Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
PTE Academic42PTE Academic or SELT: 42 overall with minimum 42 in each subtest.
Trinity ISEPassTrinity College London - B2 SELT ISE II. Pass Overall with Pass in each component.

Please view our website for full English Language requirements and options. If you have any questions please email [email protected]

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Music and Sound Production at Ravensbourne University London - UCAS