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Creative Music Technology (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Penryn, United Kingdom
During the Creative Music Technology (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, you’ll gain an understanding of the needs and potential of various industries including games, television, and music production, where you’ll study and discover innovative sound design, recording, mixing and mastering techniques, whilst creating and developing your own tracks and compositions.
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During the Creative Music Technology (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, you will:

  • Create in high-spec facilities with multiple surround-sound rooms, vintage analogue and the latest digital instruments, with an outstanding microphone selection.
  • Collaborate with filmmakers, game designers, dancers, animators and musicians to become the future of the industry.
  • Have the opportunity for industry placements, to study abroad, and to start your own company.
  • Work with regular guest artists and industry experts. Recent visitors include James Young (Darkstar), producer Gil Norton (Foo Fighters, Pixies) and mixing engineer Clint Murphy (50 Cent).
  • Experience a vibrant community of acclaimed lecturers and industry-focussed connections.

What you'll learn

You’ll learn to think creatively about ideas and methods, and look critically at concepts and practices - helping you turn a wide skill set into well-researched and informed work. And by keeping up with industry trends, you’ll seek out networks and opportunities to help your career.

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:

  • Audio Cultures and Critical Theory
  • Studiocraft
  • Designing Sound
  • Core Music Practice
  • The Electronic Toolkit
  • Mixcraft

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

We consider all applications on their own individual merit and potential. We invite all applicants to an interview day or audition to give them the opportunity to demonstrate this along with what inspires and motivates them in their field. Applicants will also be able to show their portfolio or give a performance depending on the course. We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds, whether you’ve specialised in STEM, the arts or humanities.  

As a guide our typical offer at undergraduate level is 104 – 120 UCAS Tariff points, primarily from Level 3 qualifications such as but not limited to A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or a Foundation Diploma. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 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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