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Course summary

This course is conceived to meet the current industry’s demand for creative professionals who are equally versed in music composition as well as sound design, and can work effectively across a range of media – whether it’s video, narrative film or interactive games.All aspects of the soundtrack are systematically explored in both linear and non-linear environments, leading to a fuller understanding of the discipline, of the industry, and of the productions processes. On this course you will harness the whole gamut of sonic resources for your creative practice – from acoustic instruments to electroacoustic sound, utilising all the latest studio techniques and technologies.

Modules

Core modules: Creative economies; major study:music projects; research and enquiry; sound design in visual media; practice 1: soundtrack in narrative film; practice 2: soundtrack in interactive games.

Professional bodies

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

  • Skillset

Entry requirements

A Bachelor Degree in Music / Music Technology or equivalent professional experience. Applications should be accompanied by a small sample of your compositions/productions submitted in digital format: scores (if any) can be attached to your online application as PDF; for audio and video material, please upload your work on any hosting website (e.g. Soundcloud, MySpace, Vimeo, Youtube, etc.) and provide links in your personal statement attached to your application.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24: https://www.herts.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/fee-information/how-much-are-my-fees

Sponsorship information

Our course is one of only nine courses nominated for the BAFTA Scholarship Programme which exists to support talented individuals to study a practical course in film, television or games at postgraduate level.

Music and Sound for Film and Games at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS