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What will I learn?

**Foundation Year**Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele.**International Students**For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. To find out more, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/**Music Production and Sound Design** Our Music Production and Sound Design course will develop the technical knowledge and creative expertise required for a career in the music industry. It will also prepare you for a wide variety of live and studio environments. You'll gain hands-on industry experience through work placement opportunities and benefit from research-informed teaching and fully equipped, cutting-edge facilities.**Why choose this course?** - Daily access to comprehensive music studio facilities with sound design and computer labs- Graduate with a substantial music and audio portfolio using industry standard software and hardware- Work placement opportunities to enhance your career prospects and network with industry partners - Discover diverse cultures through an International Year at a partner university across the globeMusic Production and Sound Design at Keele offers an exciting mix of modules that focus on contemporary, broad-ranging music studies. You will examine the cultural contexts in which sound is produced for and consumed in various media and develop a portfolio of skills that will help you to achieve your career ambitions in the creative industries, such as TV, radio, film and games.Through workshops, tutorials and assessments, you will develop technical skills, creative practice, and academic knowledge by working with audio software, hardware, and digital audio in studio and production set ups. Taught by staff with international experience and research in a range of specialisms, you will gain experience in sound recording, audio design and digital sampling. You will also explore programming, mixing, mastering and producing sound. There will be opportunities to work individually and collaboratively and to deliver inspiring projects under the guidance of supportive tutors.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level.Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Which department am I in?

Keele (Central)

Study options

Full time including foundation year (3.5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 16,885) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

Expected January 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full time including foundation year (3.5 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,700.00 (US$ 17,729) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

23 January 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a 3 APs (grade 5=A; 4=B, 3=C) OR 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) (600= A/B; 550=C) OR a combination of SAT Subject Tests/ AP's/ ACT composite score 26 (totalling 3). Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no subtest score below 5.5.

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

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About Keele University

Keele University has risen to 32nd place in the UK and made it into the top ten and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction

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