In this Creative Sound Technology (Hons) course from De Montfort University you will explore an extensive range of approaches to creating and performing, such as multi-track recording and production, sound synthesis theory and practice, music and sound for film, site-specific and installation work, computer coding for the creative artist, and advanced surround sound and diffusion.You will also study digital and post-digital history and aesthetics to inspire your creative vision and link your music meaningfully to the world. Based on your goals, you will choose specific compositional, technical and theoretical topics to research more deeply, particularly as you enter our highly flexible third year of study.
Teaching is carried out through lectures, seminars, practical workshops and rehearsals and you will have extensive individual contact. Assessment is primarily through musical, practical and written coursework.
Your precise timetable will depend on the optional modules you choose to take, however, you will normally attend around 8-12 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures and tutorials) each week, and we expect you to undertake at least 32 further hours of independent study to complete project work and research.
The creative industries are a huge economic growth area and digital music and audio are central to contemporary media. Recent graduates are now composers, sound designers, performing and recording artists and session musicians, recording engineers, producers, and audio technicians.
They also work in music management, theatre, radio content and production, television, music retail, music and internet publishing, software development, and music education at all levels. Graduates have found employment with large companies such as the BBC (radio and television), ITV, Sony Music, Sony Computer Entertainment, Warner Music Group, Ableton and Babel Media (Toronto).
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