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Audio Production, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Webster Groves, MO, United States
Webster University is a pioneer in audio education by teaching the subject as it relates to all media while still emphasizing a hands-on approach. Students work with professional-grade equipment throughout their academic Audio Production program at Webster University.
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Overview

Audio Production majors and minors at Webster University produce music recordings, radio spots, run live sound for concerts, learn sound design and mix audio for video and film throughout their time at Webster. Of equal importance, they learn audio history and theory.

Many students complete internships as part of their audio production degree program. Webster students have various internship opportunities, which include stints at major recording studios, sound reinforcement companies and radio stations across the country. International opportunities also are available.

The faculty are professionals working in their field as well as educators. They speak frankly about Audio Production as a career choice and available jobs in the industry. Following graduation, students are capable of working in a variety of fields in the audio industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sound System Operations and Design
  • Location Recording
  • Analog Recording & Technology
  • MIDI Applications: Sequencing
  • Inside the Box
  • Technical Ear Training 
  • Advanced Technical Ear Training 
  • Music recording
  • Professional Level Audio Production
  • Advanced Audio Mixing
  • Advanced MIDI Applications: Film Scoring

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6

    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:

    550

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • There are two options for Undergraduate Application: Webster's Online Portal or the Common Application.  There is a $35 required application fee. 
  • Proof of English Proficiency: If English is not your first language, students will need to submit proof of English skill.
  • Official Transcripts: For an initial admission decision, students may submit scanned copies of their final, original transcripts. 
  • Essay or Resume: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice.
  • One Letter of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Webster Groves

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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