Music, Sound and Technology (Hons), B.Sc. | City, University of London | London, United Kingdom
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Music, Sound and Technology (Hons)

36 months
16230 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Music, Sound and Technology (Hons) degree from City, University of London encourages you to work with music and sound in exciting new ways. You will develop an impressive portfolio of technical and creative skills to prepare you for music-related careers. These include music production, audio engineering, sound and interaction design, music composition for film and TV, and sound art.


Developed to respond to the growing demand for flexible music and audio professionals, the course is focused on equipping you with an exceptional range of intellectual, technical and creative skills.

This Music, Sound and Technology (Hons) degree from City, University of London has a unique focus to help you understand the relationships between music, sound and other forms of digital media. For example, film, games, web-based applications, and novel modes of performance.

  • Learn in a highly energised department, with internationally recognised staff who share your devotion to music
  • Train in facilities that include advanced recording and composition studios, and performance and practice spaces
  • Study music, recording, studio production techniques, composition, interactive music, acoustics and psychoacoustics, audio arts, sound synthesis, and digital signal processing
  • Participate in music-making activities, including student ensembles, regular concerts and summer music festival
  • Learn in a stimulating research-led environment with world-leading studios and recording facilities
  • Develop up-to-date technical skills in digital and audio technologies
  • Follow in the footsteps of students who have undertaken a placement year with Les Miserables, London Philharmonic, and other organisations.


The knowledge and skills you gain during the course will prepare you for a wide range of careers such as:

  • audio engineer
  • studio manager
  • sound designer
  • web and app designer
  • film, TV and video games composer
  • dubbing mixer
  • audio research and development
  • live sound operation for music and theatre
  • technical support for the recording industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music, sound and technology
  • Sound recording and studio techniques 
  • Critical Listening
  • Sound design
  • Practical Musicianship 
  • Sound Recording and Studio Techniques
  • Interactivity for Music and Sound 
  • Work Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements


  • ABB with Music, Music Tech, Mathematics, Physics preferred
  • 128 UCAS tariff points
International Baccalaureate:
  • 30 points with 5,5,5 from three Higher Level subjects
  • DDM
  • A minimum of grade 4 (C) in GCSE English Language and Mathematics in addition to other outlined requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16230 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16230 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 London

1137 - 2157 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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