Taught course

Audio Production

Institution
University of Salford · School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree that must contain significant elements of audio technology or production For informal discussions about your suitability for this course please contact the postgraduate admissions tutor, Dr Jos Hirst Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Audio Production at Salford:

  • Study at our state-of-the-art MediaCityUK campus
  • Enjoy excellent job prospects in a growing field
  • Tap into the expertise of world-class audio-engineering and acoustics researchers

Course Summary

On this course, you’ll gain practical, theoretical and creative experience of sound engineering, music production and audio technology.

You’ll explore the design, manipulation and production of audio across many platforms, including radio, video, animation, TV, the internet, gaming and digital music and you’ll be use our state-of-the-art recording, radio and TV studios to study a mix of sound engineering and theory modules.

The aim of the course is to develop the skills and knowledge that you’ll need to create and deliver professional audio.

Information for international students

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English- IELTS 6.5 band score (with no element below 5.5) or above are proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £5,950

Part-time £922 (per 30 credits)

Full-time International £12,600

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £6,070

Part-time £1,012 (per 30 credits)

Full-time International £13,050

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12-16 months
part time
36 months

PGDip

part time
18-24 months
full time
9-12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment35
Creative work30
Dissertation30
Presentation5

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
course-enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0) 161 295 4646