University of Brighton

Digital Music and Sound Arts University of Brighton Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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We encourage you to fully explore your creativity on this practice-based course focusing on experimentation and innovation.

It provides an excellent foundation for careers in musical composition and sound design for film, TV and video, the games industry, radio, theatre and performing arts, interactive and new media, and sound arts for galleries and public spaces.

The course places you at the forefront of modern practice in the sound and music world, an environment where technologies are constantly evolving. You will be encouraged to engage creatively and critically with the way sound and music is represented in current media and artwork, in the heart of a city renowned for its arts and cultural scene.

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 W390
Institution code B72
Campus name Brighton
Campus code B

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 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 96 points Your portfolio of work is the most important part of your applications for this course. It’s not just about finished work, this is your opportunity to show us your thinking, ideas and abilities. We will assess it alongside your UCAS application.
A level CCC - BBC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - MMM
Access to HE Diploma M: 24 credits
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum of English Language and Mathematics at grade C/4
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points Must include at least three subjects at Higher Level.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 Or equivalent combination of grades.

A foundation diploma is not a requirement for entry – it is just one of a range of qualifications (for example, A level, BTEC or Access Diploma etc) that is accepted for admission to the course.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £14,604 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.

Provider information

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University of Brighton
Mithras House
Lewes Road
Brighton
BN2 4AT


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