Rose Bruford College
Audio Production (Technology/Music/Sound Design) BA (Hons)
Rose Bruford College

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Reasons to study Audio Production • A comprehensive programme covering audio and music production, and sound design for live music, theatre, film,TV, radio, games and VR/AR.

• Develop technical skills and creative awareness, and explore your interests through taught classes and a wide range of creative projects.

• Specialise in audio engineering, recorded and live music production or sound design for theatre, film, TV, video games and VR/AR.

• In your final year, study for a technical BSc or a creative BA qualification.

• Benefit from our extensive network of industry experts who will work with you on projects as you learn specialist skills.

• Build your knowledge through industry placements.

• Deliver your own personal or collaborative projects inside and outside the College.

• Share sessions with students from other programmes, to learn about the creative, media and performance industries.

• Develop your professional practice and identity in order to build a successful career.

Career opportunities Graduates will enter the industry equipped to work as music and audio producers, live and studio mixing engineers, sound designers, sound artists and studio and production managers.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 7 graduates of Audio Production (Technology/Music/Sound Design) BA (Hons) at Rose Bruford College for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Music.

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
7 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Music

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21889 £21483 £24777
25-75 percentile range £18361 - £26750 £16031 - £27111 £18820 - £32472

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Audio Production (Technology/Music/Sound Design), BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

This is equivalent to two C’s at ‘A’ level or one Merit and two Passes at BTEC (QCF) National Diploma or equivalent. We offer places based upon your future potential. We may offer you a place based on lower UCAS points than shown here, or an offer that is not linked to UCAS points if we have evidence of your potential from your application or portfolio review.

Qualification requirements

Widening Access and Contextual Admissions: Rose Bruford College is committed to widening access. We encourage applications from all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of your background, and ensure that no groups are disadvantaged during the application process. We welcome students from all educational backgrounds. For instance, we look at your age, whether you declare a disability, whether you have spent time in care, the area in which you live and, if appropriate, the relative performance of the school you attend. We offer places based upon your future potential. We may offer you a place based on lower UCAS points than shown here, or an offer that is not linked to UCAS points, if we have evidence of your potential from your application or interview.

We welcome students from around the world for both BA and MA degree study in performance, design, management and technical arts. We also run short-term courses, summer schools and foundation programmes for international students who are looking for a sh

1) Rose Bruford College Bursaries for UK Students: We will offer £600 financial support for each year of the course in the form of a bursary to all students who come from households below the median income level (£29,400). This information is provided to
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Audio Production (Technology/Music/Sound Design), BA (Hons).

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

Rose Bruford College is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees Audio Production (Technology/Music/Sound Design) BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £18000 year 1
International £18000 year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fees quoted are for September 2021 entry. The tuition fees for September 2022 entry have not been published yet.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2023

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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About Rose Bruford College

Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance (RBC) is a school specialised in teaching Drama, located in the South of London. RBC provides education based on all aspects of Drama production, ranging from Acting and Audio Production, to Lighting Design and Costume Production. Whatever your interest might be, the facilities and departments are in place at this college to provide for your particular needs.

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Where is this programme taught

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