Taught course

Sound (Arts)

Bath Spa University · School of Music and the Performing Arts

Entry requirements

We’re looking for individuals with a proven track record in creative sound/music practice.

Generally we look for a first degree, 2:1 or higher. Often this will be in Music or Music technology. However, we accept applicants with other degrees where they can demonstrate relevant experience.

Months of entry


Course content

  • Offers broad coverage while facilitating individual specialism.
  • Covers music in any genre alongside other areas of creative practice in sound.
  • Runs alongside Sound (Production) and Sound (Design) with options across programmes.

Explore sound as a creative medium at an advanced level, and focus on the areas that interest you most. We’ll help you develop the technical skills you need, but the course is about sound more than technology, and values lo-tech and no-tech as much as the latest technological developments.

You can work in any music genre, and/or cover areas such as soundscape recording and sound design, interactive audio (for applications such as live performance, gaming, VR, immersive environments and installations), spatial audio, hardware/software (instrument) design, and interdisciplinary practice incorporating other media.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01225 876180