Applied Sound Engineering (BSc (Hons))

University of West London the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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About Applied Sound Engineering at University of West London

Course summary

Sound related industries now require graduates to have broader skill sets than ever before. Get a head start in your career with this unique combination of vocational study and academic theory. During this course you will learn the necessary concepts, theory and practical skills to support your future in the industry.

Why choose this course?
There are few courses of this type available to study in the UK.  It champions a balanced and varied approach to sound and engineering, offering an alternative to courses that specialise in single specific disciplines.

You'll gain a solid understanding of sound engineering concepts and skills using state-of-the-art facilities, and will be exposed to the latest developments in practice. This up-to-date knowledge is paired with personal development to enhance your employability after graduation.

Career and study progression
The purpose of this course is to meet the needs of sound engineering in a variety of industries. The course team is made up of specialist professional practitioners who can offer guidance and advice on the next steps in your career.

You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.

For more details please see the Career and study progression section.

UWL has one of the largest academically controlled studio complexes in the country, with 23 studios, labs and teaching studios on the Ealing campus. The studios and other facilities are available to students studying sound engineering and music technology.

Find out more about the Music Technology facilities.


Other options available for BSc (Hons) Applied Sound Engineering

  • Full time - September 2017, Ealing site


Fees for home and EU students

Main feeFees for our 2018 courses have not yet been released.


Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.

You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.

We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Current scholarships include:

  • Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
  • Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year. 

Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility for the scholarships and bursaries listed above.

Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250International course feesGBP 11500

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • 112-120 UCAS points normally in a minimum of two subject areas
  • plus Level 2 English and GCSE Maths at grade B or equivalent.

International students

International students need to meet our English language requirement at either IELTS at 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).

In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications. Please visit to check for local equivalencies.

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

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at University of West London to prepare for your chosen course:

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