Music Technology (with foundation year)*
24/7 access to recording studios
work experience opportunities
Based in Centre for the Creative industries, home to BBC Wales & Calon FM
UCAS code: W370
Year of entry: 2019
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.
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
*Subject to validation As part of its continuous quality assurance and enhancement, the University has new and updated courses in development. The details of these courses are in the process of being finalised and are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle, known as the ‘validation’ process. As soon as the programmes are validated the details of the course will be confirmed. The majority of new courses that are still ‘subject to validation’ are approved by their validation process; however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead as planned, or be significantly amended, you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Wrexham Glyndwr University or at another provider.