University of Central Lancashire
Entrepreneurial Audio Production BSc (Hons)
University of Central Lancashire

Key Course Facts

Course Description

From studio production and composition using the latest digital technology, to developing audio content for current games and visual media platforms, this course will equip you with all the vital skills you need to carve out your own niche in the creative industries as an entrepreneurial audio professional.

Whether you see yourself forging a career in post production, mastering, studio recording or collaborating on tracks with other producers and musicians, Spirit Studios will help you achieve your aspirations in today’s creative industries through modern and relevant training delivered by industry-active tutors.

With entrepreneurial skills at its core, this course aims to give you the best chance of turning your passion for audio into a thriving career, with modules on professional development, industry knowledge and generating revenue through creative income streams, running through all three years of the degree course.

With our state of the art studios and production suites at your fingertips, you will develop a wide range of skills from acoustics of sound and audio manipulation to advanced recording techniques and even knowledge of how to build your own professional project studio set-up at home.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 27 graduates of Entrepreneurial Audio Production BSc (Hons) at University of Central Lancashire for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Audio Technology.

Overall student satisfaction
64 /100
27 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 Audio Technology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19045 £17710 £21517
25-75 percentile range £15951 - £23247 £12504 - £22119 £15656 - £27019

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Entrepreneurial Audio Production, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

64 UCAS points at A2

64 UCAS points

64 UCAS points

64 UCAS points

64 UCAS points at Higher Level subjects

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 2.5
    • Others - Further English courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Graduate Degrees Engineering, some science
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees Journalism, Nursing
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees Engineering, some science
    • 7.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees Journalism, Nursing
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 Entrepreneurial Audio Production, BSc (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

University of Central Lancashire 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 Entrepreneurial Audio Production BSc (Hons)

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

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate

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)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Central Lancashire in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) is a government funded university located in the proud city of Preston, in Lancashire, England. The university’s main campus can be found right in the heart of the city, only a few minutes away from an assortment of shopping centres, entertainments and nightlife for those interested.

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Where is this programme taught

SSR Manchester
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