BSc (Hons) Music Technology (with foundation year)
24/7 access to recording studios
1st in the UK
for academic support*
Based in Centre for the Creative industries, home to BBC Wales & Calon FM
UCAS code: W370
Year of entry: 2020 2021
UCAS Tariff: 48
Duration: 4YRS (FT)
Institution code: G53
Why choose this course?
Practical use of the University’s 24/7 recording studio is at the heart of this course which allows you to complete a professional production of your own.
This music technology course is designed for students who may be from a performance background and are seeking to develop their skill set with the acquisition of a high level of technical appreciation as a means to increase their career and professional potential.
It covers a range of technologies and will include the development of your own portfolio of production pieces and access to many of the local music venues.
*You will study in a subject area rated 1st in Wales and top 5 in the UK for student satisfaction, Complete University Guide 2021.
*You will study in a subject area rated 1st in the UK for academic support and 1st in Wales for satisfaction with teaching (WGU analysis of unpublished National Student Survery data 2020).
The course, which is built around the practical use of the university’s well equipped recording studio and makes full use of the facilities in the Centre for the Creative Industries, is based on exploring current and emerging technologies relating to audio production, and how these can be used to create music and sound for many applications.
There are also opportunities for students to gain work experience in live sound and large scale event production during Focus Wales music festival, which the university is a partner of, comes to Wrexham each spring. The event is a multi-venue festival which places the music industry spotlight firmly on the emerging talent that Wales has to offer the world and attracts more than 200 bands
across 20 stages.
You can also choose to study this course as a standard three year degree without a foundation year BSc (Hons) Music Technology UCAS Code:J931
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