Glasgow Caledonian University

Audio Technology Glasgow Caledonian University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

The programme looks at a wide range of audio and new technologies and provides the opportunity to design and develop audio applications and systems.

GCU has an excellent reputation for teaching audio technology and continues to undertake exciting technical and education research in this area which feeds into the programme.

GCU’s specialist audio facilities have a range of industry-standard equipment and software, providing a stimulating environment for study and experimentation.

The programme is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) as well as the Joint Audio Media Education Support (JAMES) group. Students also benefit from guest lectures by industry experts.

Course details

Professional bodies

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

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of
  • The Joint Audio Media Education Services

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code J932
Institution code G42
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level CCC Including Maths and Physics plus GCSE English at C/4.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM In an Engineering subject.
Scottish Higher BBBC Including Maths and either Physics, Technological Studies or Engineering Science plus National 5 English at C.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H3, H5 Including Maths and Physics, plus English at ordinary Level O2.
Scottish HND Year 3 Entry;
HND Sound Production with B in the graded unit. In addition to the HND requirements, applicants will be invited to an interview as part of the admissions process. Interviews will be held during February and March.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Interviews are required for entry to Year 3 of this programme and will take place during February and March. Dates of interviews will be:

Wednesday 13 February
Wednesday 20 February
Wednesday 27 February
Wednesday 6 March


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 Overall score of 6.0 with the minimum of 5.5 in each element

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £11,845 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish domiciled and EU full-time undergraduate students studying in Scotland will not normally have to pay tuition fees, although you must still apply to have your fees paid on your behalf by Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) each year. You should apply online through the SAAS website. You can usually apply from April onwards. For eligibility details and information on how to apply, visit www.saas.gov.uk. Students domiciled in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (rUK), should apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from their own Local Education Authority. If you live in: England - you should apply to Student Finance Direct Wales - you should apply to Student Finance Wales Northern Ireland - you should apply to Student Finance NI The rUK fees are £9250 per year capped at £27,750 for a 4-year honours programme. A £2,000 cash bursary is available for the first three years. Please see visit www.gcu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/feesfinance/tuitionfees

Sponsorship information

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Provider information

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Glasgow Caledonian University
City Campus
Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow
G4 0BA


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Enquiries

Admissions Office

0141 331 8630

Fax: 0141 331 8676