• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Why study Music and Sound Design (Hons) at London South Bank University ?

  • Specialist staff with great industry contacts. 
  • Work collaboratively with industry partners and related LSBU creative courses. 
  • Our multi-million pound Elephant Studios with facilities including Sound Studio and kit room for you to hire industry-standard equipment. 
  • Flexible routes allow specialisation: Take the BA (Hons) route for a creative sound design or BSc (Hons) for specialisation in technical development BSc. 

Professional links

Production lecturers are all actively involved in electronic music production, media sound design and live music shows. Contextual lecturers publish research in relevant areas, such as popular music studies.

We maintain close links with industry and often invite guest speakers to give lecturers on their experiences and expertise in the industry. Recent speakers include:

  • Tony Nwchukwu (CD-R / Attica Blues)
  • Marco Pasquariello (Snap Studios)
  • Christiano Sossi (XYZ studios, post-production).

Accreditation

RSL

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Sample and Sequence
  • Creative Music Technology
  • Contemporary Music Industry
  • Studio Production: Recording
  • Studio Production: Mixing
  • Sound Design: Specialism
  • Music Image Text
  • Performance
  • Research Project
  • Professional Practice
  • Advanced Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

  • A Level BCC or;
  • BTEC National Diploma MMM or;
  • Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions 36 Merits or;
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 106 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs Grade 4 or above)
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0 or Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    14470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14470 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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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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