University of Salford

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sound Engineering and Production

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Course summary

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Successful performances often depend on the sound output. Build theoretical and practical skills to create a better sounding experience with our BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production degree. Sound engineers are essential to how we perceive live and recorded sound. As digital listening experiences expand, and more new listeners engage on different devices, sound quality and delivery is paramount. Combining audio engineering theory and studio-based delivery, this practical degree will equip you with the skills to build a career in the audio and media industry. Salford has pioneered acoustics and audio teaching and research for over 60 years. Led by our world-renowned acoustics team, you’ll have access to cutting-edge acoustic testing facilities, advanced laboratories and industry-standard studio facilities, as you critically evaluate new audio developments and apply them creatively. The course explores a variety of practical applications including radio, TV, music recording and live sound. You’ll study audio systems, music technology, live sound connection and studio production. As you develop, you’ll progress to advanced audio production, audio installation and sound design. With your future in focus, you can also choose specialist modules in audio for gaming and virtual reality or audio forensics. When you graduate, you’ll be well-placed to become established in the diverse world of sound, music production, acoustics and audio. Salford Acoustic alumni have forged careers as studio and live producers/engineers, broadcast engineers, gaming audio engineers, product developers, audio researchers, and acoustics consultants. Our Audio/Sound Technology and Acoustics courses scored 91% for learning resources in the National Student Survey 2020 (University of Salford analysis of unpublished NSS 2020 data) Features • Develop your knowledge of the recording process, enhanced by scientific and technical aspects • Learn how to use typical software tools for the generation, control, processing and audio reproduction • Understand the relationships between sound and the environment, wherever it is being produced • Explore audio game design, acoustic modelling, and the techniques behind augmented reality

Course details

Modules

Year one: Audio Production for TV and Radio, Signal Chain Theory, Studio Production, Live Sound Connections, Music Technology Systems, Acoustics Lab. Year two: Industrial Studies and Career Management, Group Design Project, Web Audio, Audio Installation, Advanced Audio Production, Sound Design. Year three: Spatial Audio, Audio Over IP, Audio Forensics and Restoration, Audio for Games and VR, Major Project (Dissertation).


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H349
Institution code:
S03
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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100%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

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University of Salford
The Crescent
Salford
M5 4WT


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Clearing Line

0300 555 5030

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Additional information

Monday 5 July to Monday 9 August 9am until 5pm (except Fridays 10 am until 4pm), Tuesday 10 August, 8am to 7pm, Wednesday 11 August 8am to 6pm, Thursday 12 August 8am - 6pm Friday 13 August 9am - 5pm Saturday 14/ Sunday 15 August Closed Monday 15 August 9am to 5pm (and from this date on, except for Fridays 10am to 4pm).


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Sound Engineering and Production at University of Salford - UCAS