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Audio and Music Technology (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #301 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
The Audio and Music Technology (Hons) programme at Anglia Ruskin University will give you access to access to industry standard recording studios and audio and video production facilities, giving you use of a wide range of digital and analogue audio equipment all supported by a dedicated course-based technical support team.
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The Audio and Music Technology (Hons) programme at Anglia Ruskin University is a carefully balanced blend of theory and practice. You will gain hands-on experience in field and studio recording; explore the manipulation, editing and mixing of sound using analogue and digital systems and workflows; investigate acoustics and psychoacoustics; as well as signal processing, programming, and electronics.

You decide the path your educational journey takes through your participation in our module choice process. You can opt for modules that reflect your personal aspirations, interests, and passions; or to learn new skills, methodologies and perspectives. You may choose to focus on multi-track audio production, developing sound for film and games, hardware design, digital signals processing or something else entirely – it is your education.

We make your employability as a graduate a core focus throughout your studies. Your coursework assignments are designed to prepare you for industry. As you progress through the course you will collate a professional portfolio of work with which you can showcase your talents to prospective clients and employers.


Our course focuses heavily on the science and technology that underpins the subject area – the aim being that you'll have a wide range of career paths open to you.

Our graduates work in a variety of roles and industries including recording and mix engineers, live sound engineering, acoustic consultants, audio electronics, project management and hardware design, as well as lecturers and technicians. A number of our alumni have gone on to found their own companies and develop successful freelance careers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Placement year (UK, EU, international students): £1,250

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acoustics, Sound and Music
  • Basic Recording and Studio Techniques
  • Computer Modelling
  • Core Technology
  • Digital Electronics
  • Mathematics for Technology 

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

  • 104 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent.)
  • 3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English and Maths.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 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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  • Placement year (UK, EU, international students): £1,250

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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