Music Technology and Audio Production (BSc (Hons))

University of Kent the United Kingdom

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BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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September

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About Music Technology and Audio Production at University of Kent

Find your individual artistic voice, develop your technical skills to an advanced level and learn how to use audio hardware and software to a professional standard. Why study Music at Kent? Your course, your way: Engage in a wide range of musical activities through elective modules on a choice of three different pathways: Music Performance and Production, Music Technology and Audio Production or Music Business and Production. Access fantastic facilities: Immerse yourself in cutting edge methods and technologies to create original music in our specialist rehearsal spaces, recording and post-production studios, equipped with the latest technology from leading manufacturers. Get career ready: Utilise our strong links with the UK music industry through guest lecturers with internationally-renowned musicians, performers and industry experts, making you part of a wide professional network as you master industry standard practices. Explore Medway: Our music courses are housed on the Historic Dockyard site in Chatham; a former naval base reinvented as a 21st-century study space, with exceptional facilities and support, just 35 miles away from London. Join our community: The School of Arts is a creative hub where you will work closely with others from music as well as film, drama, media studies and art history to produce collaborative works and participate in extra-curricular activities.  What you'll learn Our innovative undergraduate music programmes specifically meet the needs of those pursuing careers in the music industry. They combine rigorous academic study, technical instruction, creative outputs and professional opportunities. By studying Music Technology and Audio Production you will explore areas such as recording techniques, audio production, music programming, music and media, and music event technologies. Your critical skills are developed through an in-depth understanding of the technology and its associated music. See the modules you'll study It is possible to take this degree with a year in industry, to gain experience working in a professional environment. We offer support and advice to help you find a placement either in the music industry or other sectors such as charities and arts organisations. There is also the option to broaden your horizons by studying the degree with a year abroad. What our students say "I've become really multi-skilled because I studied music business, music technology, music performance, music psychology, music journalism – all different kinds of things."  - Caitlin Fox, graduate and Music teacher

Our staff bring with them a broad range of experience, from our expert academic staff to our highly qualified technicians and practising professionals. Together they support, develop, challenge and inspire you throughout your studies.

We use a variety of teaching methods including practical and technical workshops, performance platforms, seminars, lectures and group projects.

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    “I like the approach to teaching here; academics are happy to answer questions and to interact with students. I find the lectures very motivational, they pique your curiosity and for me the exciting bit is going to the library and pursuing the things you are interested in.

    “The lecturers at Kent are excellent. You get to know them well and, as you move through the course, they are able to guide you towards projects, ideas or career paths that they think you will like.”

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    “I have been very lucky with my supervisor, Professor Yong Yan, who is a world-class expert and the first IEEE Fellow in the UK in instrumentation and measurement.

    “Professor Yong Yan has helped me to become a better researcher. I am inspired by his novel ideas and constructive suggestions. Under his supervision, my confidence has grown through such milestones as my first set of experiments, writing my first research paper and attending my first conference.”

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