401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Computing, Audio and Music Technology - University of Plymouth

This degree is perfect for people who have a love for music and all things technology. No prior musical training or technical expertise is necessary to undertake this course, just enthusiasm and new ideas! Here is just a snapshot of what to expect on this BSc programme: • Be immersed in an environment that benefits from the passion-driven and creative thinking attributes associated with the arts while covering topics such as Audio Engineering, Music Technology, and Computing. You will accumulate skills that are professionally-relevant to today's modern technology industry. • Become an expert in recording, mixing, mastering, acoustics, digital audio workstations, audio processing, sound synthesis, and sampling whilst using the very latest technologies in the industry. • Learn hands-on and liberating computer programming and signal processing techniques that will empower you to realise your own innovative ideas. No longer will your creativity be confined by pre-made software! • Go beyond the recording studio to explore how music technologies can change and enrich lives. You will be introduced to areas such as Intelligent Creative Systems, Algorithmic Composition, Automated Mixing, Computational Creativity, and Music Neurotechnology. Discover how to apply your advanced knowledge to enable people with severe disabilities to interact with a computer or how to create intelligent assistive technologies for people living with dementia. • Learn from academics who have written field-defining texts that are used to teach the topic throughout the world. • Prepare for a career in either the technology or creative industries. Our curriculum aligns with Music Technology employers who are seeking candidates with knowledge of both computing for audio/music and contextual use of the systems the industry is developing. • Mix and collaborate with musicians on the BA Music degree. • Graduate with a diverse portfolio of practical work that evidences innovation in computing, music technology, and audio, which will provide a unique edge in a competitive job market. The degree is taught out of the University of Plymouth's Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR). This centre has been recognised as world-leading by the UK Government's last assessment of research quality. The centre works on projects with industry partners such as the BBC R&D, Grey London, Rigetti Computing, Bauer Media, and CereProc. Each year, students will be invited to exhibit their work at the ICCMR's Contemporary Music Festival.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,PlymouthUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250