Leeds Beckett University

Audio Engineering Leeds Beckett University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Take your interest in audio to the next level and gain the technical, scientific and engineering expertise that will enable you to produce high-quality audio solutions.

How do you design a public address system to deliver an important speech to thousands of listeners, or predict the acoustic impact of new high-speed rail lines on nearby homes and engineer solutions to reduce this impact? With its unique blend of engineering, acoustics, programming and electronics, this course will give you the theoretical grounding and skills to answer these questions and many more like them.

Designed by a teaching team who continue to work in the audio industry - many of whom are members of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) and Audio Engineering Society (AES) - this is a course dedicated to analysing how audio systems work. You will develop your flair for science, technology, engineering and problem solving, learning how to apply this knowledge to recording live sound, digital broadcasts, studio and location sound and audio-visual applications.

Working with others is at the forefront of a career in the audio industries and we will improve your communications skills so you gain the confidence to progress in this environment. You will get involved in real-world projects that reflect the acoustic issues and technical requirements you will face in industry.

Audio engineering covers an array of environments - live music events, loudspeaker design, studio sound, theatre halls and sound reproduction systems, to name just a few. You will graduate with the ability to understand the physical nature and behaviour of sound and use this to benefit audio production and performance.

Write, mix, produce and record your own music in our state-of-the-art studios. You will be following in the footsteps of BRIT Award-winning musicians Piers Aggett and Kesi Dryden, of Rudimental, who both studied at the University.

We regularly review our courses to ensure we are offering you the best educational experience. This course is currently being reviewed for 2019 entry. The full confirmed details of the course as it will be offered for 2019/20 will be published from August 2018.

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This course is currently being reviewed for 2019 entry. Modules will be confirmed in February 2019.

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

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Course code 2B02
Institution code L27
Campus name Headingley Campus
Campus code H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points A minimum of 72 points from two A levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,000 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

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Leeds Beckett University
City Campus

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0113 812 3113

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0900 hrs - 1700 hrs Monday to Friday

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