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Course summary

Explore the creation of sound and music for film, TV, animation, games, theatre and radio with our highly collaborative degree in Sound Design. If you are interested in creating sound and music for film, games, television or drama, this course could be perfect for you. The course is highly flexible, so you can personalise it to match your interests. A range of optional modules will enable you to develop your skills in areas such as music composition, electronics, creating software tools, acoustics and the film industry. You will have access to our world-class recording and post-production facilities, which include professional sound studios, Foley pit, and TV studio. We also have accredited Avid and Apple trainers, enabling you to gain additional qualifications in Logic and Pro Tools at extra cost. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BSc (Hons) Sound Design


The entire program of study across all years is built around a project-based learning environment at each level that is housed within our own music production facility, namely Phoenixx. Each year, students will opt for a project framework, aligned to their chosen pathway specialism, and build their own learning unit program. This hyper-personalised study route allows for individual mentorship and guidance from the tutor teams ensuring each student has precisely what they need in terms of skill, knowledge and understanding at each year of study. Students will engage with core learning units that are delivered as either technical instruction, theoretical knowledge or online models, all of which map to each specialism pathway. The remainder of the learning unit requirements at each level can then be tailored to each individual students’ needs and can be taken from a range of other subject and interdisciplinary options. All of which contribute to the students’ end of year project. *This course is currently subject to final approval and so modular content is subject to change.

How to apply

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Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Sound Design at Staffordshire University - UCAS