BSc(Hons) Audio and Music Technology receives both accreditation and acclaim from JAMES, the education arm of the Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS) and the Music Producers Guild (MPG). They describe the course as ‘amongst the best in the UK and of international standing’. This course is ideal if you’re passionate about music and the technology behind it, but don’t necessarily have formal musical training or prior technical experience. It allows you to explore and develop advanced knowledge, techniques and technologies for recording, production, musical expression, digital creativity, audio programming and the science of sound. Musical opportunities abound on and off campus, through our celebrated Centre for Performing Arts and countless venues, groups, studios and projects in one of the UK’s most musical cities. Gain valuable real-world experience and a professional portfolio through a series of placements that prepare you for a career in the music industry and learn from professionals and experts from the music, film/TV and technology industries and research. Choose from careers in audio and sound engineering as well as performance, composition and concert management. Work in creative areas where there is a heavy reliance on technology such as film, theatre and the arts. Design new musical instruments and digital technologies, or new spaces and concert halls. Graduate destinations include the BBC, Allen&Heath, Focusrite/Novation, plus various studio and production houses worldwide.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- The Joint Audio Media Education Services
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Relevant subjects: Music and Music Technology. We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Applicants will be invited for an online interview. Interviews typically take place between January and May, according to when you apply. The interview will take take about 15 minutes and will include: a discussion around the piece of work that you have submitted prior to the meeting; a short listening exercise; and a discussion about the course content, to give you the opportunity to talk about your interest in the course and your understanding of audio and music technology. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions, should you have any. Further details can be found on the UWE Bristol website.
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Fees and funding
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