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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts
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International course fees
GBP 13450 per year

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About Audio and Music Technology at Nottingham Trent University

Would you like a career in the audio and music industry? If so, this industry-focused course will give you the professional, creative, intellectual and technical skills needed to succeed. The audio and music technology industries provide a broad range of career prospects for graduates. You'll explore subject areas that will develop your knowledge in the subject area and help prepare you for the diverse nature of your industry.

You'll also have access to a range of specialist facilities, including industry-standard audio recording and production studios.

Overall the course aims to develop your knowledge and skills and allows you to apply this in various scenarios, in order to improve your employability and/or prepare you for further study at Masters level and beyond.

How you're taught

Teaching and learning will take place in a range of bespoke studios, IT suites and classrooms. You'll develop your practical, technical and critical thinking skills through a mixture of lectures, workshops, seminars, academic tutorials and guest lectures. In these classes you'll explore the core aspects of the module subject areas whilst also reporting back on your individual progress and research findings.

The audio and music industry is embedded in the course, with industry and work-related opportunities including live client briefs, Confetti's Industry Week, guest lectures and short work placements. These will be offered in addition to your studies. By the end of your studies, you'll have developed the skills to independently gain industry experiences.

Degree Show

In your final year you will exhibit your work as part of Confetti's Degree Show. This event includes all final year students across Confetti's courses and is a great platform for you to showcase your work to key influencers across the creative industries.

Careers and employability

Upon successful completion, you'll have the option to progress to Confetti's MA Creative Technologies or MSc Creative Technologies, apply for internships or job roles within industry.

Typical job roles in industry might include:

  • Sound designer
  • Audio producer/engineer
  • Mastering engineer
  • Technology R&D
  • Acoustician
  • Post-production engineer


On this course, you'll study at Confetti's brand new Contemporary Music and Events Hub. You'll have access to:

  • Industry-standard production studios including SSL, Neumann and Schoeps equipment
  • Specialist IT Suites with Logic, Pro Tools, N.I Komplete M4L and Ableton software
  • Performance rehearsal rooms
  • 300 capacity live events venue
  • Post-production suites including Soundfield, 5.1, Foley Room, Binaural and VR technology

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Notes about fees for this course

The tuition fee for UK home students joining NTU in 2018/19 on a full-time undergraduate/foundation degree programme, will be £9,250.

The fee for those who have a year-long placement as part of a sandwich course, or spend a year studying or working abroad will be published here once confirmed.

The University reviews its tuition fees each year. The fees for Home (UK / EU) undergraduate students for 2018-19 are £9250. As a guide and to enable you to plan your finances the current expectation is that the University’s current fee of £9250 per annum may increase for subsequent years of study in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.

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