• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Develop the skills you will need to work in the expanding and diverse modern professional audio and music industries. On this Music Technology (Hons) at Leeds Beckett University, you will explore the technologies and techniques used in the recording, production and reproduction of sound and music, fuelling your creativity while expanding your theoretical knowledge.


You will have access to industry-standard facilities, including our impressive recording studios, post-production rooms and portable recording and audio analysis devices. Exciting option modules will enable you to tailor the course to your interests and develop your expertise in different aspects of music technology.

You will graduate with a comprehensive range of skills that reflect the diverse nature and demands of the audio industries. Working as part of an organisation or as freelance specialists, our students have gone on to enjoy careers in studio and live sound engineering, music production, post production, game audio and acoustics. You could also continue your studies at postgraduate level with our MSc Music Technology, MA Digital Music Practice or MA Sonic Arts. 

  • Sound Engineer
  • Music Producer
  • TV Sound Designer
  • Post-Production Coordinator


Accredited by JAMES Industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      Sandwich Option: 3 Years
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acoustics & Critical Listening
  • Analogue & Digital Audio Systems
  • Creative Audio Technologies
  • Audio Production Portfolio
  • Creative Practice Portfolio
  • Music in Context
  • Creative Studio Techniques

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.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 112 points required. (Minimum 72 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies).
  • GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


There are ways you may be able to fund your course. Here are a few options:

  • Gain sponsorship from a Government body in your country
  • Apply for a Commonwealth or Chevening Scholarship 
  • A Leeds Beckett Scholarship to cover some of your course fees

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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