201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2020
201+
European Teaching Rankings 2019
101–200 th
Impact Rankings: Peace, justice and strong institutions 2020
Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, United Kingdom

Music and Sound Production - University of Winchester

- Establish a strong theoretical and technical foundation alongside your unique creative output - Access our superbly equipped Multimedia Centre with its computerised radio studio and facilities for multi-track audio recording - Push your ability to produce an original composition, studio recording and sound design - Expert academic support in modules designed to enhance your professionalism, portfolio and employability Do professional studio recording and sound design thrill you? Are you seeking to push audio boundaries, discover emerging musical trends or produce an original composition? You can achieve all this and more on our Music and Sound Production programme, which is designed to provide you with an in-depth exploration of music and sound’s role in the convergent media industries of today enabling you to become the professional you want to be. We believe that you learn best by doing, so over the duration of the course you not only develop a robust portfolio but the skill set needed to enter the workplace. This course is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of the media production industry and to help you to develop a wide range of technical production skills. There’s an emphasis on creativity, one of the University's core values, and modules are structured to allow you to explore your own creative interests as you refine your professional practice. Year 1 allows you to experience the breadth of opportunities available in content production, establishing a strong technological and theoretical foundation in production methods and delivery formats. Core modules include Radio Production and Podcasting, TV Studio Show: News and Narrative Storytelling. Year 2 helps to hone your abilities through specialist modules as you learn how to create and manage live events, music videos and documentaries. The course structure continues to build theoretical and practical understanding while developing your creativity, technical skills and professionalism. Optional modules may include The Soundtrack: Sound Design for Cinema, Interactive Sound and Music, Studio-based Recording, and Advanced Post-Production. In Year 3, you develop as a confident professional. The defining activity of this year is a Final Major Project, which becomes the centrepiece of your portfolio. You are encouraged to explore your specialisation and produce an original composition, studio recording and sound design, or explore an area of audio production with a considerable output. You are expected to push your creative ability to the limit and are supported throughout with tutorials and professional development, together with modules designed to enhance your professionalism, portfolio and employability. On graduation, you can seek work equipped with a strong foundation in sound for all aspects of media, a deep knowledge of technological and industrial practice and an understanding of how sound contributes to television, film and radio. Graduates find employment in key areas such as studio-based engineering, sound design and composition as well as production opportunities within broadcast, film and theatre.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Main Site,WinchesterUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • 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