Music Technology BASc (Hons)

Course Details

  • icon icon Institute De Montfort University
  • icon icon Area Business & Management
  • icon icon Sub Area Business, Management, Fashion, Design, Art, Game, Film, Animation, Acting, AR/VR, Medicine, Nursing, Architecture, Photography, Humanities & Social Science, Engineering, Nutrition, Others, Media, Communication
  • icon icon Category Undergraduate Programs
  • icon icon Course Music Technology BASc (Hons)

  • icon icon Campus Leicester Campus
  • icon icon Next intake
  • icon icon Language English

About Course

  • 3 Years
  • Full-time | Four years with a placement option  

  • This course - the only BASc in Music Technology in the country - has been designed to link creative vision with deep technical understanding. We will help you to explore and develop creatively and technically, equipping you with the skills to shape your future in the music industry.

    You will be able to choose from a wide range of modules to tailor your knowledge of Music Technology: half of your modules from arts-oriented BA options and the other half from technology-oriented BSc options. Modules that you will explore include Performing with Technology, Procedural Programming for Music, Location recording, Plugin Development and Ensemble Recording.

    Learn how to create new and innovative musical performance models and develop existing ones. You will produce projects involving both solo and small group performances, and learn how to document and evaluate your work. At the same time, you will learn about audio engineering fundamentals and how science and engineering underpins the technology used for sound creation and production.

    Throughout your studies, emphasis is placed upon gaining practical experience and applying it in professional studios to prepare you for your future career, whether that is within the media and music industries, or striking out on your own as an independent freelance creative.

    Key features:

    • Explore the whole spectrum of music technology, from performance and production techniques to software development and audio engineering.
    • Learn from our internationally-recognised staff who will provide you with wide-ranging musical, scientific and technological expertise.
    • Benefit from networking with a wide range of guest speakers who share insights from their personal and professional experience.
    • Tailor your degree by choosing from the broad selection of optional modules available to develop your key interests and prepare you for a variety of careers, from a performance artist to a studio engineer, software designer, or composer.
    • Join a number of groups and societies, including DMU Music, the award winning Demon Media and Dirty Electronics, an ensemble of staff and students who build their own instruments for performance.

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