What will I learn?

Learn how technology is transforming the music industry and changing lives with experts from our world-leading Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research. Become an expert audio engineer using the latest technologies. Free yourself from the limitations of current devices by gaining hands-on software development skills, enabling you to create your own tools. Prepare for an exciting range of roles in the music and technology industries and hear first-hand from industry professionals in masterclasses. Taking you into – and beyond – the recording studio and concert hall, our degree will build your knowledge and hands-on experience of software development, assistive technologies and gaming. Explore how music can improve people’s health through music therapy and rehabilitation and how technology is changing composition and performance. Prepare for an exciting range of roles in the music and technology industries and gain unique insights and practical experience.At Plymouth your degree really is what you make it. From the second year, you can choose to add in modules from across any of the School of Society & Culture’s 17 disciplines. Build your understanding of how music affects the brain with a module in music psychology or understand how plays are put together and the role of audio technology with a module in Drama or Musical Theatre.No prior musical training or technical expertise is necessary to undertake this course, just enthusiasm and new ideas!

Which department am I in?

School of Society and Culture

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,600.00 (US$ 19,466) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,600.00 (US$ 19,466) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The typical offer is GCE A level grades A*AA-AAB which must include Biology and one further science from Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Psychology. Your third GCE A level can be from any subject area including humanities, languages, music, sport, science and social sciences. General Studies at A level is not included within any offer.The University of Plymouth are committed to widening participation and ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply with us. The additional information gained through contextual data enables our admissions advisory panel to recognise a student?s achievements and identify their potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. The contextual data we may consult when determining to issue an AAB offer include:Living in a low participation neighbourhood as determined by your postcode (POLAR4 quintiles 1 & 2).Attending a low performing school/college e.g. 16-18 performance in the ?below? or ?well below average? classifications.Significant engagement in either our Peninsula Pathways programme or another widening access intervention.Being in receipt of free school meals. Please note that the typical offer is not necessarily the threshold for selection for interview, which may vary depending on the number and quality of applications received by the faculty.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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