Taught course

Advanced Music Technology

University of West London · London College of Music

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree (2:1 or above) in music technology or a related subject from a UK university or equivalent. We may also offer you a place based on substantial industry experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.

In addition to your completed application form, you will need to send a portfolio of degree level or professional work.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You will have access to an enviable range of studio facilities, and staff who are actively engaged in the music industry and high-level academic research. The course focuses on topics from advanced music production to the evolving arena of 3-D mixing and recording. It also encompasses software interface programming and offers specialist pathways via game audio or advanced recording.

Our studios are designed to fully professional specifications, giving the opportunity to work on both digital and analogue consoles. There is access to Pro Tools systems with high-end plug-ins, along with other advanced technologies such as analogue modular synthesizers, Kyma and Ambisonics. You will also have the opportunity to conduct immersive-audio work in our 13.1 studio.

Along with diverse technical opportunities, our course is designed with career progression in mind. You will graduate with an enhanced set of skills that will place you at a distinct advantage when entering this competitive industry.

Information for international students

You need to meet our English language requirement - a minimum of IELTS 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening). Other equivalent English language examinations will be considered. For more information, contact the International Office.

You also need academic qualifications at the same level as UK applicants. In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Check for local equivalents.

We offer pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet these requirements. Find out more about our English Language courses.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Information
0800 036 8888