City, University of London

351–400 th
World University Rankings 2019
=88 th
Young University Rankings 2016
Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom

Music, Sound and Technology

City’s innovative BSc in Music, Sound and Technology encourages you to work with music and sound in exciting new ways, preparing you for a wide range of careers in the cultural industries of today and tomorrow.               This course is for ambitious students who want to develop an impressive portfolio of technical and creative skills. These skills will prepare you for a wide range of careers, such as music production, audio engineering, sound and interaction design, music composition for film and TV, and sound art practices. You will learn in a highly energised and supportive department, with world-class facilities and internationally recognised staff who share your devotion to music. Int he most recent survey our music students gave us 100% overall student satisfaction, one of only 3 UK universities to recieve this.  You will study music, recording, studio production techniques, composition, interactive music, acoustics and psychoacoustics, audio arts, sound synthesis, and digital signal processing. At the Department of Music at City, University of London, you will participate in a variety of music-making activities, including a wide range of student ensembles. Our regular concert series and summer festival will introduce you to world-class musicians from classical music to world music. To help you on your way to realising your future ambitions, we offer you the option of taking a sandwich year on an industry placement. Alternatively, you may choose to study at one of our partner institutions abroad.                                                                    Delivered in a stimulating research-led environment with world-leading studios and recording facilities, you will learn how to develop innovative projects in recording, composition, interactive music, installation and cross-disciplinary work. This degree has a unique focus, integrating theory and practice to help you understand the relationships between music, sound and other forms of digital media, such as film, games, web-based applications, and new modes of performance which utilise music technology in novel and innovative ways. This course will enable you to immerse yourself in the study of music, sound and technology meaning you will develop up-to-date technical skills in digital and audio technologies. Throughout the course you will acquire imaginative strategies for producing creative and technical work, involving experimentation, speculation and rigorous investigation. On the course you will learn how to interpret and understand music and sound in a variety of cultural and interdisciplinary contexts. Whilst developing highly transferable skills, such as creative innovation, written and oral communication, independent scholarship, research and entrepreneurialism. Studying this course will equip you to make a significant and valuable contribution to the fields of audio production, composition, media, education, research and other areas of the cultural and creative industries.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London