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Music Technology (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Keele, United Kingdom
Led by inspiring creative practitioners and researchers, the Music Technology (Hons) degree from Keele University encourages you to work at the frontiers of the application of technology to composition, music production, sound design, screen music, audio-visuals and music software.
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Overview

You will study many different styles and genres, inventing, capturing, recording, mixing and manipulating audio/visual content using advanced digital media. You will also explore the theory of sound, the history of audio technology, and the cultural contexts of music.

As a student in the Music Technology (Hons) degree from Keele University you’ll have access 24/7 to our purpose-built recording and project studios, practice rooms, a vast library of digital media assets and also an extensive music library. For performers, there is a richly varied musical life on campus. Alongside the opportunity to do a module-based work placement in the local community, you can also combine Music Technology with components of Keele’s Music programme to create an individually tailored, distinctive degree that reflects your imagination and passions.

With experience of individual and group projects, you’ll also have the skills you need to pursue a wide range of careers involving creative technologies, and to undertake further training in a range of related professions.

Careers

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE)

Career paths open to Keele Music Technology graduates include broadcasting, recording, production, sound design, soundtrack creation, software design, song writing and performance, as well as original audio and audio-visual composition, studio work, and teaching at all levels of education. You might choose to work as a freelance sound designer for games and video, a sound technician, a community musician or a radio broadcast assistant. Graduates in music technology also develop careers as broadcast engineers, theatre stage managers, radio producers and multimedia specialists.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Sonic Arts Repertoire
  • Audio Fundamentals
  • Composing With Sound
  • Digital Video
  • Twentieth-Century Musics
  • Introduction to Composition
  • Instrumental Lessons
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Popular Music and Jazz
  • Sound Recording

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    59

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General Requirements

A LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • A Level requirement CCC
GCSE REQUIREMENTS
  • English at C (or 4)
BTEC
  • BTEC requirements MMM
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • 26 points 
ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 96 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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