Music Technology BSc (Hons)Coventry University
£ 9.000 - (10.393 €)
- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Inghilterra)
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This Music Technology course runs in 2016/17.
This course will give you the skills, knowledge and techniques you will need to become involved in the creation and recording of music and audio. Working in outstanding facilities you will have the opportunity to work with professional performers, composers and producers.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
The course is designed to reflect the range of areas that make up the subject of music technology and the wide range of jobs that may be available to you once you have completed your studies. Throughout your time here you will learn about the principles of sound and acoustics, musical instrument acoustics, music composition and production, recording equipment through to software/ hardware and the current business environment.
If you choose this course you will benefit from:
- Some of the best facilities in the country. These include several recording studios (including one based around an SSL mixing desk), various live rooms and performance spaces and Mac-based labs;
- small class sizes so you will have plenty of access to our fantastic facilities;
- for successfull graduates, a potential range of career opportunities as music producers, sound engineers, composers, and audio postproduction technicians;
- dedicated, experienced and qualified teaching staff with a mixture of commercial, academic and research related expertise at an international level;
- a vibrant and creative environment, offering you access to professional practices, new research and outstanding graduate support;
- a course accredited by JAMES, a music industry body that acts on behalf of the association of Professional Recording Services, the Music Producers Guild and the UK Screen Association.
You will study the fundamentals of sound, signals and acoustics – an understanding of the basis of sound in terms of creation, capturing and distribution. You will also learn about the tools and techniques commonly used in music technology. Examples include: synthesis and sampling, multimedia programming, recording techniques and recording and mastering technology.
The course has a strong sense of its position within the music business environment and you will study organisations within the music industry. This will give you a greater understanding of the business context for music technology and will help you to manage your career more effectively.
Your course will be based on a series of lectures, with associated lab and studio sessions. In addition, your personal tutor will review and discuss your progress with you and will be available for advice. You will be taught in state-of-the-art sound facilities.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: coursework, tests, essays 40%; practical or project work 50%; presentations, posters etc. 10%.
A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.TEACHING CONTACT HOURS
In a typical week you will have up to 14 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 4 hours of tutorials each week
Medium group teaching: 10 hours of lectures, lab and studio sessions each week
Large group teaching: class sizes on this course are such that most teaching is in medium or small sized groups
Personal study: 20 hours each week studying and revising in your own time"