This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. Creative Music Technology at Bath Spa University is an innovative course for those with the desire to thrive as an artist producer or audio professional. The course fuses production, composition, sound design, critical listening, and the creative exploration of audio technologies alongside a wider view of digital media. You’ll cover three core areas: cutting edge urban and commercial music creation and production; experimental music, the sonic arts and ‘visual music’, and; sound design, music and audio production for the AV sector, such as gaming, broadcast and audio-post. - Have the opportunity to work and learn with students who share the same commitments. - Teaching team with very high levels of specialise professional practice and expertise. - Superb resources and facilities. - Graduates make significant contributions to the UK music scene and global creative audio industries. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.