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BSc (Hons) Audio Technology

 

Audio is an everyday part of our lives, whether it is listening to music on a portable player, catching up on the latest news on digital radio or experiencing a live show.

GCU has an excellent reputation for teaching audio and continues to undertake exciting technical and education research in this area which feeds into the programme. The specialist audio facilities have a range of industry-standard equipment and software, providing a stimulating environment for study and experimentation.

Students benefit from guest lectures by industry experts and have the option to undertake an innovative work experience module ‘Volunteering in a Technical Role’ or to study abroad for a semester through the ERASMUS scheme. The cutting edge technical skills, work experience opportunities, professionalism and people skills acquired open up a wide range of opportunities for technical posts in the audio industry.

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 4 years (full-time)
Starting Date: September
Tuition Fee: £11,500 / year (intl. students)
Location: Glasgow, UK

The programme is accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) as well as the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology).

Career Opportunities

Graduates can access a broad range of careers within the audio and new media industries such as broadcast engineer, sound engineer, audio technician and games sound engineer.

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GCU has plentiful connections with leading production companies and their relationship with SVGTV gave me the invaluable opportunity to work as a broadcast engineer during the Commonwealth Games 2014.

Matthew Murphy,

Graduate BSc (Hons) Audio Technology 

Course Contents

  • Sound Production 1
  • Introduction to Audio Systems
  • Electrical Principles and Circuit Theory
  • Digital Video Media Production
  • Mathematics 1 A/B
  • Integrated Engineering Studies 1

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