801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom

Music, Production and Sound Science - University of Salford

Know the difference between good and great audio quality with our degree in Music, Production and Sound Science. Combining specialist audio knowledge and technical production skills, you’ll develop your musical repertoire and learn to better manage acoustics. Led by our world-renowned acoustics department, this specialist course will equip you with the skills to work in the fast-changing audio and music production industries. You’ll become accomplished in various sound production techniques, ready to generate audio in a broad range of venues, situations and environments. Delivered from both our Peel Park and MediaCityUK campuses, just minutes from central Manchester, you’ll follow a tailored, three-year programme that blends theoretical and practical modules. Bringing your musical background knowledge, you’ll use cutting-edge facilities and equipment, learning alongside advanced audio industry testing and research. Initially, you’ll look at musical instruments, composition, acoustic mathematics and computing. As you progress, you’ll explore studio recording and production, advanced composition and digital signal processing, working on live industry case studies. In your final year, alongside completing your dissertation, you’ll choose from specialisms in room acoustics, virtual reality audio and psychoacoustics. The breadth of the programme will provide you with the necessary skills to work in a diverse range of areas within the fast-changing audio and music production sectors. During your studies, you’ll will be developed professionally, so that the highly transferable skills you gain will enable you contribute to the demands of industry. **Features** - Develop a strong understanding of advanced diatonic harmony, melodic writing, fundamental musical forms, and practical composition skills concerned with rhythm - Gain a working knowledge of the key aspects of instrumentation voicing, score layout, formal design and the manipulation of texture - Enhance your knowledge of sound mixing consoles, audio recorders, signal processing equipment, digital audio workstations and software audio applications - Learn about digital applications used in the acquisition, processing, storage and transmission of acoustic signals - Acquire an understanding of the scientific principles underlying acoustic measurement techniques

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,SalfordUnited Kingdom