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Course summary

Explore our exciting BSc (Hons) Audio Engineering degree, one of the fantastic courses within the Undergraduate Music Programme. This dynamic program covers a wide array of technical topics, such as acoustics, sound recording, reinforcement, and signal processing, as well as advanced sound signal theory, sound synthesis, audio electronics, multichannel and immersive mixing, mastering, re-mastering, and restoration. During this course, guided by our supportive academics and industry experts, you'll discover the diverse opportunities in the world of audio engineering. By pushing your limits and embracing cutting-edge technologies, you'll craft a professional portfolio showcasing your recordings, mixes, remixes, and masters, all of which will set you up for a bright career ahead. Moreover, you'll gain a deep understanding of how sound is controlled, transmitted, and received, viewing it through the lenses of acoustics, signal processing, technology specifications, and networked audio systems. Just like Glenn Osborn, an Audio Engineering student, exclaimed, "Coming to this course has really given my brain the kick-start it needed, and I'm beginning to see near endless possibilities with where I can go." Throughout your journey, you'll enjoy extensive collaborations with peers from the School of Creative Arts, building on your emerging audio engineering skills while connecting with fellow students in Music Production, Songwriting, Live Sound, and Music Composition. These shared experiences echo the collaborative spirit of the industry.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Joint Audio Media Education Services

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band or equivalent

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Audio Engineering at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS