If you love recording, performing, writing, or engineering and experimenting with sound waves, our course is for you. You’ll get to grips with the latest hardware and software, and graduate with the skills employers are looking for. Our course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and JAMES. This course has been validated to include an optional placement year in industry. Build on your maths, physics, electronics and computing skills as you develop a thorough understanding of all aspects of sound engineering and music production. Our £1.2m studio space rivals the best in the UK, with fully soundproofed and acoustically treated rooms. You’ll have the opportunity to study studio and recording techniques; live sound engineering and recording; creating and editing sound for video, film and games; acoustics and psychoacoustics; signal processing; and analogue and digital electronics. We’ll encourage you to practice recording and composing music, both in response to professional briefs and to showcase your talents to employers in your final-year professional portfolio. You’ll learn how to set up as a freelancer and promote yourself using modern marketing techniques. You'll have the chance to get involved in live productions and receive live sound engineering training with the Audio Music Technology (AMT) student society at our Students’ Union, our Mumford Theatre or at one of many live venues in Cambridge. JAMES logo You could even do a work placement between Year 2 and Year 3 – which means great experience for your CV plus excellent industry contacts. Our course is accredited by the Joint Audio Media Education Support (JAMES). JAMES' role is to create and maintain links between education and the media industries. It represents the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) and the Interactive Audio Special Interest Group (IASIG). This programme is IEng accredited and fulfils the educational requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer.