BSc (Hons) Music Technology and Audio Systems - BSc (Hons) Degree
University of Huddersfield
School of Music Humanities and Media, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
Tel: 01484 478405
Fax: 01484 478428
Subject Area Leader: Jonathan Wakefield
This course is about how artists and engineers create the sounds you hear. The recording industry uses skilled recording studio engineers, producers and mix engineers. With ever advancing technologies the industry needs people to work on developing the next generation of music and audio technology as audio engineers, research and development engineers and software developers. Skills in these areas can open a wide range of opportunities in production and technical roles within the broader music and audio industries.This course has a popular music focus and aims to give you the technical skills to work within this exciting and rewarding industry. It encompasses music technology and production, sound design, acoustics, live music production, audio engineering, software development, audio theory and audio technology amongst other subjects.
The majority of tutors on this course have industry experience, many are members of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and are authors of research papers in the subject, meaning you have great expertise to draw on. You'll also gain hands on experience using our professional standard equipment and software. This includes five fully equipped Pro Tools HD recording studios, six production studios, live sound facilities, electronic design labs and much more.This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).Graduates from this course have gone on to work for companies such as Adlib Audio Ltd and Calrec Audio working on new digital mixing desks. Graduates have also progressed to technical positions at companies including Abbey Road Studios.