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 that you’ll need to create and deliver professional audio, whilst under pinning these skills with a sound theoretical background.
• 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
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/digital-media-audio-production
Graduates from courses that feature large elements of audio engineering and production. Please note that this is not a conversion course – we expect students to have prior experience of recording-studio practice.
This course entails both practical based and theory modules. The modules are delivered in the recording studios, the audio technology suite, audio post production suite and lecture theatres.
Teaching and learning involves a mix of lectures and practical sound engineering work, involving individual and group learning, There is an emphasis on motivated students' self-study.
• Audio Application Project
• Research in Emerging Technologies
• Spatial Audio And Studio Design
• Sound Synthesis and Audio Theory
Assessment involves a mixture of practical work, report writing and project work. By the end of the course students will have built up a substantial portfolio of audio, video and new media work. Assessment is approximately divided across the course as follows:
• Practical work (30%)
• Report/Assignment (35%)
• Presentation (5%)
• Dissertation - that may entail practical elements (30%)
The wide range of skills provided on this course will enhance your employability. Possible career paths include: audio manufacturer research and design, broadcast engineer in audio for radio or TV, audio and visual design and installation, education, interactive media and sonic arts.
Possible career paths include:
• Audio manufacturer research and design
• Broadcast engineer in audio for radio or TV
• Recording studio, live sound engineer, music production
• Music technology retail
• Theatre or film audio engineer
• Musical instrument technology
• Audio and visual design and installation
• Interactive Media
• Sonic arts
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
A second class honours degree that must contain significant elements of audio technology and production.