Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Audio Engineering

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Course summary

Take your passion for audio to the next level with this JAMES accredited course. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Understand the physical nature and behaviour of sound and use this to benefit audio production and performance
  • Analyse how audio systems work
  • Study a blend of engineering, acoustics, programming and electronics
  • Apply your skills and knowledge to acoustic issues and technical requirements you’ll face in industry
  • Learn to record live sound, digital broadcasts, studio and location sound and audio-visual applications
  • Work across a variety of environments including live music events, studio sound and sound reproduction systems

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Analogue & Digital Audio Systems
  • Acoustics & Critical Listening
  • Audio Engineering Skills
  • Audio Electronics
  • Creative Audio Technologies
  • Studio Engineering Techniques
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Audio Transducer Design
  • Level 5 Project
  • Audio System Design
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Acoustics & Psychoacoustics
In addition, choose from a list of Year 2 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list. Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Audio Engineering Project
  • Applied Acoustics
  • Sound Reproduction Systems
  • Spatial Audio
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

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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

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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Audio Engineering at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS