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About the course

As the first UK university to offer an MA in Sound, you’ll learn how sound design is used in image-based narrative formats such as film, TV or the game sector and be equipped to enter a range of areas such as film, TV, digital, media or games.

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Entry Requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.

In some cases industry experience may compensate for the omission of this qualification. Applicants are encouraged to provide details of relevant work experience.

The admissions team will look at your online application including your qualifications, personal statement and any work experience. We may ask you to provide a showreel and/or take part in an online interview if you do not meet our entry requirements.

Please see course website for further details.


 Course Content


Open days

During our Open Days you can find out more about the postgraduate community at BU, hear about funding options and talk to academic staff about our subject areas.

Location

Bournemouth University

Web

https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/events/13-october-postgraduate-open-day

Contact

Future Students Enquiry Team

Our Virtual Open Days are a great way to find out what studying a Master's or research degree at BU is really like. Get your questions answered by our staff and students.

Location

Online

Web

https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/events/17-november-virtual-postgraduate-open-day

Contact

Future Students Enquiry Team


Where is Bournemouth University

Videos


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Scholarships

You cannot receive this scholarship if you are applying for a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, distance learning course, or part-time course.

You cannot receive this scholarship if you are applying for certain professional development and Postgraduate Diploma courses taught by the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences. Eligible students on MSc Public Health, MA Social Work, MSc Physician Associate Studies and MSc Nutrition & Behaviour will receive the award.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1,500

Eligibility

Any UK or EU student applying for a full-time taught postgraduate degree or Master's by Research at BU
You need to have an upper second-class honours (2:1) or above from a Bachelor's degree (or EU equivalent grades - see below), or CPE with merit profile
Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) are eligible for this award
You can receive this scholarship alongside a Sports or Music scholarship, but cannot receive any other academic award.

Application Procedure

Automatically awarded.

Further Information

https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/error-403-uh-oh-no-access

For courses starting January 2021, September 2021 and January 2022. Scholarships cannot be deferred.

Music scholars receive free tuition and other benefits in kind, such as examination fees and assistance with buying music. This amounts to approximately £600 per year for January 2021, September 2021 and January 2022 entry.

As part of your application, you will need to source two references. Referees can include your Director of Music, music teacher, instrumental/vocal coach, ensemble conductor etc, or any other person qualified to write about your musical abilities.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£600

Eligibility

Any UK, EU or international applicant applying for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course at BU
You must be able to demonstrate that you are a talented musician or vocalist, and that you have been involved in ensemble activity.

Application Procedure

Apply online by 31 August if your course starts in September and 30 November if your course starts in January. Late applications may be considered if there are funds remaining.

Further Information

https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-funding/scholarships/ukciroi-student-scholarships/bu-music-scholarships

For courses starting in January 2021, September 2021 and January 2022. Scholarships cannot be deferred.

The BU Sport Scholarship is available to high level sporting athletes coming to study at either undergraduate or postgraduate level at BU. The scholarship is designed to provide you with the funding you need to develop your sporting abilities and take them to the next level.

You can apply for up to £5,000 of funding and put this money towards coaching, equipment, competition entry fees, travel expenses or/or support services.

You must demonstrate excellence in your chosen sport, and be part of a Regional, National and/or International squad and compete at that level. Athletes receiving a scholarship will ideally represent BU in the BUCS programme (League and Individual), as well as themselves and/or their club at regional, national or international level. Individual athletes will also need to be competitive with top performers within the BUCS programme.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£500 to £5,000

Eligibility

- Any UK/EU or international applicant applying for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course delivered at BU
- Be a high performing sportsperson and have the desire to continue to develop in the sporting arena, as well as academically.

Application Procedure

Apply online by 31 August if your course starts in September and 30 November if your course starts in January.

Further Information

https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-funding/scholarships/international-student-scholarships/bu-sport-scholarship

For courses starting in January 2021, September 2021 and January 2022. Scholarships cannot be deferred.

If you are applying for a Postgraduate Diploma, distance learning course or certain courses delivered by the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, you will not be eligible for this award

You can receive this scholarship alongside a Sports or Music scholarship, but cannot receive any other academic award.

You will automatically be considered for this award if you meet the criteria

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500 (tuition fee reduction)

Eligibility

Any international applicant for a full-time taught postgraduate course or Master's by research at BU
You must have achieved a minimum of an upper second-class Honours degree (or international equivalent grades - see below), or a CPE with a merit profile
Applicants for the Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) are eligible for this award.

Application Procedure

Automatically awarded.

Further Information

https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/scholarships/international-student-scholarships/academic-excellence-scholarship-international

- You cannot receive this scholarship if you are applying for a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, distance learning course, or part-time course
- Applicants from the UK for MSc Adult Nursing and MSc Mental Health Nursing are not eligible for this scholarship
- You cannot receive this scholarship if you are applying for certain professional development and Postgraduate Diploma courses taught by the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences. Eligible students on MSc Public Health, MA Social Work, MSc Physician Associate Studies and MSc Nutrition & Behaviour will receive the award.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000

Eligibility

- Any UK, ROI or CI student applying for a full-time taught postgraduate degree or Master's by Research at BU
- You need to have an upper second-class honours (2:1) or above from a Bachelor's degree, or CPE with merit profile
- Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) are eligible for this award
- You can receive this scholarship alongside a Sports or Music scholarship, but cannot receive any other academic award.

Application Procedure

Automatically awarded.

Further Information

https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/scholarships/uk-ci-roi-eu-student-scholarships/academic-achievement-scholarship-202122-entry

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