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Sound Technology (Hons)

Wrexham Glyndwr University

B.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
11750 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

This practical Sound Technology (Hons) course from Wrexham Glyndwr University trains you in live sound which can lead to an exciting career in a variety of settings including theatre, music festivals and radio. It is designed for students who are not necessarily musicians or performers and prefer the challenges of using technology to enable performance.

Overview

Why Choose this Course?

This Sound Technology (Hons) course from Wrexham Glyndwr University is based on exploring current and emerging technologies relating to audio production, and how these can be used to create music and sound for many applications. To achieve this we have a range of high quality studios and performance spaces on campus that act as catalysts for the creative application of technology.

As well as the studio spaces, the course makes full use of the facilities in the Centre for the Creative Industries.

Career Prospects

The Careers & Zone at Wrexham Glyndŵr University is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

This course will give you a high level of knowledge and expertise in Music Technology and associated subject areas. The career destinations for graduates are quite broad and are usually dependent upon the student’s individual interests and specialisms. Because of the broad skill set that is provided by the degree, graduates have also progressed into wider career paths. These have ranged from corporate roles in banking and commerce to many types of self-employed status.

Many graduates pursue career paths within the core specialism of Music Technology or associated fields. These have included:

Touring Sound - Front of house or monitor engineering, systems engineering, stage management, instrument technicians, stage technicians, self-employed operators

Event Management – Festivals, small/large scale venue management, tour managing

Audio Visual Technicians – Freelance, corporate and also educational paths

Theatre – Stage technicians, lighting designers, electricians, stage management

Teaching - We have many graduates working in further and higher education as well as primary and secondary schools

Research and development – The course has proved to be a strong base for students progressing onto research degrees. Because of the high level of technical expertise it has also enabled students to work in research and development roles for major audio companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Radio Production
  • Audio & Visual Science
  • Recording Technology
  • Live Sound
  • Sound Synthesis & Sampling
  • Creative Futures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Qualifications that will be considered include::

  • A/AS levels
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Scottish Advanced Highers/Highers and Scottish Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Access to HE Diplomas
  • BTEC qualifications
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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