University of Chichester
Audio Production and Music Technologies BA (Hons)
University of Chichester

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The programme provides students with the requisite technical, creative and industrial skills for a range of exciting careers within the music, audio post- production (TV and Film) and games industries. The programme caters for wide ranging interests and potential specialisms in the final year.

In the first year, students receive a thorough technical, theoretical and experiential grounding in core audio and music technologies and industrial practices.

In the second year, the emphasis in on practice: students are able to apply the core skills acquired at Level 4 and through collaborative practice a number of key technical industry roles (sound engineering, on-location sound recordist, mastering engineer, live sound engineer) will be explored; students will also investigate a number of key creative roles within the industry (sound designer, foley artist, dialogue editor, media composer); and concept and design roles (studio designer, broadcast engineer, audio electronics engineer).

In the final year, students have a broad range of options allowing them to pursue individual interests and enthusiasms and build upon the skills and experiences acquired so far. The emphasis is on interfacing with our industry partners and developing employability skills through project-based individual and collaborative work.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 18 graduates of Audio Production and Music Technologies BA (Hons) at University of Chichester for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Music.

Overall student satisfaction
52 /100
18 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Audio Production and Music Technologies BA (Hons) at University of Chichester

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Audio Production and Music Technologies BA (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18000 £16000 £20000
25-75 percentile range £13000 - £21000 £12000 - £21000 £14000 - £24500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Music

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18993 £17033 £20459
25-75 percentile range £15958 - £22542 £12694 - £21543 £14994 - £26089

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Audio Production and Music Technologies, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Audio Production and Music Technologies BA (Hons) at University of Chichester

25% Administrative occupations
25% Sales occupations
15% Health associate professionals
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
10% Elementary occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Pass with at least 15 credits worth of level 3 units at Merit

The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6
PTE Academic 50
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 and Music Technologies, 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

University of Chichester 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 and Music Technologies BA (Hons)

EU £14500 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £14500 year 1

Additional fee information

There is a 10% tuition fee scholarship for EU students.

Average student cost of living in 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 Chichester in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Chichester in related subject specific rankings.

Arts Visual & Performing

    • #21 
    • #27 
    Music
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 11 September, 2021]
    • #41 
    • #50 
    Music
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

See all university rankings of University of Chichester

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About University of Chichester

The University of Chichester is a government funded university based in West Sussex, England. The main campus, known as Bishop Otter, is located in the cathedral city of Chicester. The university has another campus called Bognor Regis, situated close to Hotham Park. With 14 different departments, the university has a lot of study options to attract a variety of students.

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Where is this programme taught

Bognor Regis Campus
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