Music and Sound Design

London South Bank University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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A flexible approach to sound production is key on this course. As is becoming specialised enough to follow your chosen career, whether as an electronic music producer, a post-production sound designer or a music researcher.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 • Sample and Sequence • Creative Music Technology • Contemporary Music Industry • Introduction to Film Sound • Introduction to Game Audio • Introduction to Studio Practice Year 2 • Studio Production: Recording • Studio Production: Mixing • Sound Design: Specialism 1 • Sound Design: Specialism 2 • Music Image Text • Performance Year 3 • Research Project The final year research paper module gives you the opportunity to conduct original research in an area of your degree or field of interest under the guidance of an academic supervisor. • Professional Practice In this module, you'll gain all the necessary knowledge and understanding to become a successful professional in real-world creative sound and music contexts. You'll have the opportunity to undertake a work placements and develop a professional portfolio. The module will feature guest talks from industry professionals. • Advanced Project You'll produce and exhibit a coherent and critically informed advanced final year project. Building upon individual research and experimentation undertaken in the prototype phase, you'll be working independently with support from tutors to produce and display at the End of Year Show. You are expected to work at a professional standard while exploring opportunities to innovate and challenge conventions. You can work individually or collaboratively to produce a piece of work such as sound for games, films, or produce stand alone sound/music production.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeW390
Institution code L75
Campus nameLSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 104 points
A level BCC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma D: 9 credits M: 36 credits

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Read fees and funding information at https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-and-funding
Music and Sound Design at London South Bank University - UCAS