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  Audio Engineering - MSc


University of Hertfordshire    School of Creative Arts

Full time & Part time See Course MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Creative Arts & Design (9) Engineering (12)

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The MSc in Audio Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire is the perfect choice for those looking to excel in the world of music production and sound technology. Ranked as the top creative media and entertainment school in the UK, this programme offers teaching excellence from industry expert Bruce Aisher. With a focus on hands-on sessions in state-of-the-art facilities, including a top-class SSL studio, students will explore advanced studio techniques and technologies. The programme also covers live sound support and the creation of A/V interfaces. Entry requirements include a Bachelor degree in Music Technology or related subjects, or significant industry experience. Prepare to unleash your creative potential and pursue a successful career in the audio industry.

About the course

Why choose Herts?

  • Excellent reputation: Ranked 1st as best creative media and entertainment school in the UK (Rookies, 2021)
  • Teaching excellence: Delivered by Bruce Aisher, a music producer, songwriter, composer, remixer, sound designer and technology journalist with featured work in over 100 commercially released tracks (including a US Billboard Club Chart No.1) and on TV programmes such as ‘CSI’ and 'Top Gear', and products by Apple, Clavia, and Native Instruments.
  • Employment prospects: Graduates work as exciting composers, producers, technician managers, technical editors, and sound engineers for organisations such as Apple, Channel 4, and Creative Assembly.

About the course

  • 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.

Why choose this course?

Music and Sound Technology in Audio Engineering is designed to provide industry-relevant post-graduate education aimed at forming creative professional for the audio, production, and post-production industry, who wish to pursue careers as creative Audio Engineers within recording, production or live sound settings. 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.

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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 lacking formal qualifications may be considered if they can demonstrate significant relevant industry experience.


Fees

UK Students
Full time: £9450 for the 2024/2025 academic year
Part time: £790 per 15 credits for the 2024/2025 academic year

EU/International Students
Full time: £16450 for the 2024/2025 academic year
Part time: £1370 per 15 credits for the 2024/2025 academic year

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