You'll gain hands-on industry experience through work placement opportunities and benefit from research-informed teaching and fully-equipped facilities.
You will examine the cultural contexts in which sound is produced for and consumed in various media and develop a portfolio of skills that will help you achieve your career ambitions in the creative industries, such as TV, radio, film and games.
Through workshops, tutorials and assessments, you will develop technical skills, creative practice, and academic knowledge by working with audio software, hardware, and digital audio in studio and production set ups.
Taught by staff with international experience and research in a range of specialisms, you will gain experience in sound recording, audio design and digital sampling. You will also explore programming, mixing, mastering and producing sound. There will be opportunities to work individually and collaboratively and to deliver inspiring projects under the guidance of supportive tutors.
Music Production and Sound Design will give you the skills and knowledge for a career in the creative industries. Your future could include working in music production, sound design for games and foley, screen music or music programming.
Through workshops, tutorials and innovative assessments, you will develop technical skills, creative practice, artistic imagination and production, and academic knowledge by working creatively with audio software, hardware, and digital audio in studio and production set ups.
Gain practical skills and music industry experience through our placement modules. Many of our students have completed placements in different areas within the creative industries. Our placement partners include the education and skills support service business ENTRUST, the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle under Lyme, the music charity Make Some Noise, the independent local radio station Signal Radio, and others.
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- Creative Synergies: Designing Collaborative Projects
- Live Sound and Studio Skills
- Sound Design
- Digital Sampling
- Work Placement for Humanities
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesMusic Sound Engineering View 93 other Bachelors in Sound Engineering in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Level requirement - BCC in any three subjects, preferably to include a Music or Music Technology related subject.
- GCSE: MMM-DMM Extended Diploma (or combined with QCF)
- BTEC requirements DMM
- Access to HE Diploma- T Level: Merit in related subjects [NS1]
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International17900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Keele
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.
- KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (UG)
£2,500 per year for students exceeding published entry requirements.
- DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP (UG)
£1,000 per year for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank).
- US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS
Keele University is certified to award Federal Stafford and PLUS loans. Federal Direct Loans are provided by the US government.
- ARTICLE 26 ASYLUM SEEKER BURSARY
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.