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Music and Sound for Screen (Hons)

36 months
Duration
15000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The B.A. in Music and Sound for Screen (Hons) at University of Huddersfield will help you prepare for a career in audiovisual media, developing your accomplishments in composition and sound design to a professional level.

Overview

About the Music and Sound for Screen (Hons) course at University of Huddersfield

Music and sound are crucial parts of films, television, videogames, and apps. The course offers training in music composition, orchestration for live and virtual instruments, conducting, and performance. You’ll also be able to select from options in sound recording, audio production, and film theory.

Why study Music and Sound for Screen at Huddersfield?

  • As part of the Yorkshire Film and Television School, you’ll have opportunities to collaborate on projects with students from screenwriting and acting, film making, and production courses.
  • You’ll be supported in submitting your music to professional production music libraries, where several of our students have had their tracks selected for use in Channel 4 and BBC programmes.
  • You’ll study in state-of-the-art professional standard facilities. You’ll have access to a range of recording and studio spaces, including dedicated audiovisual composition and editing software.
  • You will work with commercially successful tutors, internationally recognised researchers, and visiting industry professionals who will help you build on your creative talents.
  • You'll be able to explore the latest new music in the annual Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and get up-close and experience electronic music in action at the Electric Spring Festival.
  • There will be opportunities to mix and work with fellow students who will be aspiring classical, jazz and pop musicians, recording engineers, programmers, audio electronics experts and interface designers.
  • The course is accredited by JAMES.

Careers

Previous graduates have prepared themselves for what is known as a portfolio career, setting up their own sound/music for image company; providing orchestral scores and arrangements for recording sessions, original soundtracks, library music and sound effects. They may also undertake bespoke sound design for clients. Some students have developed sample packs and set up a production company in their placement year making a smooth transition from being student entrepreneurs to professionals. There is support available after you graduate from our 3M Buckley Innovation Centre where you can get advice on starting your own business. The university also supports students to progress to postgraduate and research study.

A selection of companies that have employed Huddersfield graduates in recent years include Abbey Road Studios, Calrec Audio, ITV, BBC, Kiss FM, British Grove Studios and Metrophonic.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Music for the Moving Image
  •  Stylistic Composition
  •  Desktop Music Production
  •  Studio Engineering and Mixing Essentials
  •  Audiovisual Research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Apply through UCAS

  • BBB - BBC at A Level .
  • 120 - 112 UCAS tariff points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications alongside evidence of prior Music or Music Technology experience (which could be offered either through formal qualifications or a portfolio of creative work).
  • Merit at T Level.
  • DDM - DMM in BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma.
  • Practical and theory music grades 6-8 will be accepted in the total points.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits at Merit or above.
  • 120 - 112 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications.
  • Entry is also possible for applicants who don't hold standard UK qualifications.
  • International and mature applicants who don't hold standard UK qualifications can provide a portfolio to demonstrate skills relevant to the course. You can do this by sending us links to any production and/or recording work you have created or collaborated in.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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