MSc in Music Technology

Develop a deep understanding of the technologies and principles behind modern music production and distribution. Learn advanced recording techniques, acoustics, mastering, digital sound synthesis, music software development and sound design.

Course outline

MSc Music Technology students benefit from superb resources including flagship recording and mixing studio with SSL AWS 900. We are also an Avid Learning Partner, so students have an opportunity to take Pro Tools Accreditation up to Avid 210M.

Taught modules include:

  • Audio Recording
  • Mastering and Signal processing
  • Acoustics
  • Modern Composition
  • Advanced Pro Tools Techniques
  • Electronics
  • Electroacoustic Composition

Graduate destinations

Excellent destinations for graduates. Just some of the routes taken by our students after graduating:

  • Software engineering (SSL)
  • Environmental acoustics (RPS Group Acoustic Consultants, Hann Tucker Associates)
  • Education
  • Live sound
  • Film sound

Entry requirements

Normal requirements are at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related discipline

If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work.

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Our facilities

Students have access to seven recording studios, finishing and mastering facilities, all kitted out with industry standard technology. There are also five live rooms with backline, PA, keyboards and drums. A suite of forty iMac and PC platforms run Logic, ProTools, Live, Max/MSP.

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Aug 2019
12 - 32 months
5,040 GBP
Home and EU students: £5,040 per course; International students: £12,000 per course
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