Music and Audio Production BSc (Hons)

 

Course Code

UCAS Code: W374
International Code: AHU123

Location

Coventry University (Coventry)

 

Study mode

Full-time
Sandwich

Duration

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich

Start date

September 2023

This is a proposed new course for 2023-24 entry and the course content will be added shortly. Please keep checking back on this course page to see our latest updates.


Course overview

Study level: Undergraduate

This course is ideal for those who have a passion for creative practices in both music and sound, and wish to explore the technical skill of those practices.

  • On our course you’ll explore the principles of music and audio production including recording music in the studio, writing, arranging and producing music with technology, live sound, sound design, sound effect, synthesis and interactive sound design (e.g. computer game audio). We also cover the music business, careers and employability. You will be given a mac laptop, fully loaded with all the music production software you will need for your course. You will also have access to 5 recording studios (including Audient, Yamaha Nuage, Neve and SSL mixing desks) many live rooms and performance spaces and an iMac music tech suite running Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Nuendo, Ableton Live, Max/ Msp, Sibelius and Dorico4.
  • You may have the opportunity to go to Rock Field Studio (where Queen recorded Bohemian Rhapsody) for a week of master classes in recording and mastering2.
  • Upon completion of this course, you may have the opportunity to become music producers, sound engineers, composers; audio post- production and game audio technicians together with work in extensive related fields such as radio and television sound.
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Global Ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities

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Teaching excellence

Taught by lecturers who are experts in their field

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Employability

Career ready graduates, with the skills to succeed

Why you should study this course

The course is designed to reflect the range of areas that make up the subject of music technology and the wide range of jobs that may be available to you once you have completed your studies. The course comes with the following benefits and opportunities:

  • Access to our fantastic facilities: 5 recording studios, large microphone stock, large venue PA systems, dedicated computer labs and a mac laptop, fully loaded with all the music production software you will need for your course4.
  • A vibrant and creative environment, you may have access to professional practices, new research and graduate support.
  • Dedicated, experienced and qualified teaching staff with a mixture of commercial, academic and research related expertise at an international level (staff may be subject to change).
  • For successful graduates, a potential range of career opportunities as music producers, sound engineers, composers, and audio postproduction technicians.

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  • This is a proposed new course for 2023-24 entry and the course content will be added shortly. Please keep checking back on this course page to see our latest updates.