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Music Technology, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #801 (WUR) Grantham, United Kingdom
Music Technology covers music for visual media, (film, television, video games and web design); software synthesis and digital signal processing, and composition and song writing, giving you plenty of opportunity to develop and showcase your creative talents. Using industry-standard technology, you will study recording and production with an option of software programming, explore different musical genres and practise music business skills, with an opportunity in your final year to work with students on other media courses on a joint project.
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Why choose this course:

  • Learn a wide range of industry-specific and transferable skills, including high-level computing skills
  • Study a mix of practical, theoretical and academic subjects including performance with technology, music and business 
  • Develop your music technology skills through regular self-directed practice
  • Gain experience on industry-standard music technology equipment and software in dedicated studios
  • Explore a wide range of musical repertoires 
  • Benefit from a course that will open doors to careers in sound recording, production and mastering; audio-related areas such as forensic audio, noise analysis/measurement, audio restoration, audio archiving, and acoustic consultancy; design & development, testing, documentation, and consultancy of music software; music technology journalism; music management; education and other areas of the music industry or further study

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Context And Listening
  • Music Software
  • Recording And Mixing
  • The Business Of Music Technology
  • 21st Century Production Techniques
  • Major Project - Recording/Media Commission
  • Music And Media
  • Production Style
  • The Business Of Music Production

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A completed application form signed by you (an electronic signature is fine)
  • Copies of your official academic qualifications and certificates, including proof of your level of English Language (where relevant)
  • A one page personal statement. This should tell us why you want to study your chosen course.
  • Please submit copies of any UK Visa that you have held and any documentation relating to previous visa refusals from any country

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6165 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6165 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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