If you have a passion for sound, and would like to learn how to design it so that it is seamlessly integrated into media, products or environments, then this degree will help you develop an in-depth understanding and the practical skills to design and evaluate effective sound for listeners.
Both linear and interactive media are addressed as well as products and environments, with students studying sound design for fields such as animation, audio books, augmented/mixed reality, computing, food, film, radio, robotics, television, theatre, vehicles, video games and virtual reality. This course allows you to specialise in your chosen discipline, and then work towards creating an appropriate portfolio, whilst gaining valuable contacts who could help you during your transition from study to a professional career.
Studying Sound Design will allow you to collaborate with students on Acting, Digital Media, Film, Games Development and Television degrees. We also have an extensive range of online guest lectures from internationally recognised Sound Designers.
2021 entry requirements
4 Highers at BBBB including one from Art and Design, Graphic Communication, Media, Music, Music Technology or Photography plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBCC including one from Art and Design, Graphic Communication, Media, Music, Music Technology or Photography at B plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.
For entry to year 2 you require 3 Advanced Highers at BBC including one from Art and Design (Design), Drama or Music Technology plus English and Maths at National 5.