Creative Music Technology BA (Hons)

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What you'll study

* All modules are subject to availability

Fees and funding

UK/EU: £9,000

Overseas: £12,500

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Where you'll study

Hull Campus

About the course

Our innovative Creative Music Technology programme allows you to develop your talents as a performer, songwriter, composer, producer or sound engineer in a friendly and supportive environment, with an emphasis on the practical and technical aspects of music making. You will be able to work in our newly-built facilities which offer the latest technologies in sound recording, mixing, sound design, live performance and multimedia, and are available 24 hours a day. And an added benefit of studying here is that you will be right at the heart of the action when Hull becomes UK City of Culture in 2017.

When you graduate from Hull you will be fully versed in industry-standard hardware and software. This course offers the opportunity to tailor your experience through a diverse range of modules that cover studio practice, production, composition of any style, sound and image, studio design, performance and musicology. You will learn and work in a cutting-edge, professional environment with industry-standard facilities and equipment which are among the very best in the university sector.

Entry requirements

Our entry requirements may change during Clearing. Please call us on 0330 012 8806 for the latest information.

International students

(language requirements)

If your first language is not English, you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency. Learn more

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Future prospects

Our graduates’ success rate in finding suitable employment is very high. Graduates have gone on to various careers in the music industry, working as engineers at studios such as Metropolis and at the BBC, enjoying success as recording artists in a wide range of genres (on international labels including Brainfeeder), and touring internationally in bands such as Gallows.

Other careers include working in the radio industry, music librarianship, publishing, retail, lecturing, classroom and instrumental teaching and music therapy. Music graduates are also welcomed by employers in such non-musical fields as the Civil Service, accountancy, insurance and computing.

We help your search for employment with an excellent Careers Service. This offers a range of services to assist you to develop the skills looked for by employers, including skills workshops, practice interviews and practice ability tests, and have extensive information, both web-based and in printed format, which is kept up-to-date with the latest job and work experience vacancies, and changes to recruitment processes.

We maintain very close links with graduate employers, both on a local, regional, national and international level, so we can offer you the best advice available and work closely with academic colleagues and student committees to provide specific opportunities, information and events for your course. Many of our academic programmes offer you the opportunity to undertake an internship or work placement.