Bachelor's degree

In Uxbridge

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Description

  • Type

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Uxbridge

  • Duration

    3 Years

You will become familiar with a range of techniques and approaches to computer music and sonic arts, and with the history of sonic art and related traditions.
Suitable for: This programme is designed for students who wish to extend their understanding of music technology as a creative tool.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Uxbridge (Middlesex)
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Kingston Lane, UB8 3PH

Start date

On request

About this course

* GCE A and AS-level Tariff points typically from 3 A-levels together with either 1 AS-level or Extended Project Qualification (typical offer BCC, plus a C in either an AS or EPQ). General Studies/Critical Thinking may be accepted. * Irish Tariff points from 5 subjects. * Scottish Tariff points from 3 Advanced Highers plus 1 Higher. * Advanced Diploma Tariff points in Creative and Media, including an A-level for Additional and Specialist Learning. * BTEC ND DDM in a related subject. * IB Diploma 31 points. ...

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Course programme

BA Sonic Arts

Full-Time Programme

You do not need to have a music qualification or to read music to apply for this programme; however, a large number of options in performance, orchestration, composition and music history are available for students with appropriate musicianship skills.

Teaching and Learning

Music staff have particular teaching and research strengths in composition (both acoustic and studio-based), interactive music, algorithmic composition, performance, musicology, and socio-critical musicology.

Modules on this course reflect the expertise of the staff and focus on the creative use of technology as a music making tool, as well as considering the cultural and historical issues surrounding the use of technology in music.

Careers

A high proportion of our Music graduates have either progressed to postgraduate study at a university or conservatoire or have entered the music profession as performers, composers, teachers and technicians. Others have entered arts administration, publishing, the media and management. Brunel music courses also help develop a wide range of vocational, collaborative and transferable skills that are highly attractive to employers in industry and commerce.

Brunel music courses also help develop a wide range of vocational, collaborative and transferable skills that are highly attractive to employers in industry and commerce. Students have the opportunity, for example, to develop IT and highly sought-after presentation and communications skills during the course.

Requirements:

  • GCE A and AS-level Tariff points typically from 3 A-levels together with either 1 AS-level or Extended Project Qualification (typical offer BCC, plus a C in either an AS or EPQ). General Studies/Critical Thinking may be accepted.
  • Irish Tariff points from 5 subjects.
  • Scottish Tariff points from 3 Advanced Highers plus 1 Higher.
  • Advanced Diploma Tariff points in Creative and Media, including an A-level for Additional and Specialist Learning.
  • BTEC ND DDM in a related subject.
  • IB Diploma 31 points.

Experience with music or sound processing software applications is desirable.

For all of the above, 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above are also required, to include English and Maths.

Sonic Arts

Price on request