36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Gain the technical, scientific and engineering skills that will enable you to produce high-quality audio solutions and turn your passion for audio into industry-level expertise. The Audio Engineering (Hons) course is offered by Leeds Beckett University. 

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Take your passion for audio to the next level with this JAMES accredited course. The Audio Engineering (Hons) course is offered by Leeds Beckett University .

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Understand the physical nature and behaviour of sound and use this to benefit audio production and performance
  • Analyse how audio systems work
  • Study a blend of engineering, acoustics, programming and electronics
  • Apply your skills and knowledge to acoustic issues and technical requirements you’ll face in industry 
  • Learn to record live sound, digital broadcasts, studio and location sound and audio-visual applications
  • Work across a variety of environments including live music events, studio sound and sound reproduction systems

You’ll practise using your knowledge to find solutions to audio engineering problems. For example, you’ll learn how to predict and reduce the acoustic impact of rail lines on nearby homes, and how to design a public address system to deliver a speech to thousands of listeners

Career Path

You will graduate as a talented audio engineer capable of forging a career in a variety of roles, including live sound, venue design and studio design. You could work as a loudspeaker designer, PA system technician, recording studio designer, music software designer, conference sound engineer, sound editor or web sound technician. Further study on our MSc Audio Engineering course will also be an option.

  • Audio Engineer
  • Loudspeaker Designer
  • PA System Technician
  • Recording Studio Designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analogue & Digital Audio Systems
  • Acoustics & Critical Listening
  • Audio Production Techniques
  • Audio Electronics 
  • Creative Audio Technologies
  • Audio Engineering Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Selection Criteria
We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
  • International baccalaureate
25 Points 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 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 Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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