Taught course

Music and Sound Technology (Audio Programming)

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Creative Arts
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree in Music Technology or related subjects. All applicants will be expected to have a solid prior knowledge of standard music studio devices, including practical experience across a range of typical audio software. Applicants interested in the Audio Programming route will need to demonstrate an element of prior experience in this area. This may include an understanding of underlying principles, or programming using a high-level language, such as Max/MSP, Java, or C/C++. Applicants lacking formal qualifications may be considered if they can demonstrate significant relevant industry experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Explore the most advanced studio techniques, technologies and processes at the forefront of current music production.
  • Unleash your creative potential and cultivate your own individual style to produce original arrangements, mixes, re-mixes and mastering work.
  • Deliver comprehensive solutions and support for live sound in a variety of performance settings.
  • On this postgraduate degree you will create your own A/V interfaces, plug-ins, and programming codes.

Music specialising in Audio Programming is designed to provide industry-relevant postgraduate education aimed at forming creative professional for the audio, production, and post-production industry, who wish to pursue careers as creative Audio Engineers or Producers within recording, production or as software developers, consultants or audio-media specialists. Students take hands-on sessions in the University's state-of-the-art facilities, including a top-class SSL studio, guided by dedicated tutors with significant industry experience. The postgraduate curriculum covers all the most relevant and current skills of the field, and sessions and assessment are designed to reproduce, as far as possible and appropriate, the realities of the commercial environment.

We are one of the largest music department in the UK, offering a rich portfolio of forward-looking music programmes uniquely designed to develop the most relevant skills in the current industry. The environment is friendly and supportive, and students benefit from being part of a large community of creatives in all fields: from film, to new media, performance, and fine arts.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
ask@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800