Middlesbrough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Open University Validating Partnership

Sound and Music Technology

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Course summary

TEF Gold

Middlesbrough College has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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The BSc Sound & Music Technology at Middlesbrough College (TEF Gold Standard Award) is delivered in state-of-the-art music and performance facilities featuring five recording studios, five control rooms and a live performance theatre. You have access to all our studios from day 1. We use industry-standard hard- and software and our tutors and technical staff have extensive industry experience. We are an Avid (Pro Tools) Authorised Learning Partner. Authorised Learning Partner status also ensures that all workstations and recording studios are running the latest version of Pro Tools to ensure you are taught on the most up to date software with the latest features available to professionals in the music and post production industries. Studios are equipped with industry standard Avid Pro Tools HDX systems (MacPro hosted) and Avid S6 and C|24 control surfaces offering 256 simultaneous audio tracks at 96 kHz and incredibly low monitoring latency of 0.7 ms. Studios also offer Pro Tools HD, Apple Logic, Ableton Live Suite, MAX (including MAX For Live), Reason, an Audient iD14, Genelec and PMC monitoring as well as a Slate Raven MTi2. Our focus is the technical realisation of creative goals and our assignments are project-based that and link theory and practice. The Teaching Excellence Framework Panel judged that Middlesbrough College "delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK." The report also stated that Middlesbrough College offered "optimum levels of contact time and class sizes, provided for students who are well supported by their tutors, underpinned by a comprehensive, proactive and flexible academic and pastoral support programme”. For more information visit http://teesmusictech.co.uk. Apply now and receive a £500 bursary (Years 1 & 2). .

Course details


Modules offered may vary. Year 1 modules include: DAW Recording Techniques Music and Composition Concepts Music Technology in Context Recording Studio Techniques Sound & Acoustics Sound Engineering Concepts Year 2 modules include: Contemporary Music Applications Electroacoustic Music Techniques Independent Study Live Sound Techniques Mixing and Mastering Techniques Sound Synthesisers and Processors Year 3 modules include: Audio & MIDI Data Processing Career Development Game Audio and Advanced Production Techniques Live Performance Project Sound and Music for the Moving Image

Assessment method

You will be assessed through a range of music-related media, written assignments, reports, individual and group presentations and live performances.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You must also hold Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. This may be GCSE (grade C/4), Functional Skills or units from the Access to HE Diploma.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8500 Year 1
England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1
Channel Islands £8500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sound and Music Technology at Middlesbrough College - UCAS