You will use modern computer-based equipment for live sound reinforcement, studio and location recording, and production and post-production processing of music and audio for various applications including distribution, multimedia, film, animation, and computer games.
Guest speakers from industry also form part of the programme to further deepen your understanding of the subject. Recent examples include Andrew Britton of BBC Scotland who delivered a masterclass to Honours year students; Alan McEwan, Studio Manager Brick Lane Studios who spoke to students about business planning; and Ross Cooney of Street Jazz Music Group who delivered a lecture on entrepreneurship.
2022 entry requirements
4 Highers at ABBB including English and Music or Music Technology plus Maths or Physics at National 5.
Entry to year 2 is possible with 3 Advanced Highers at CCC including English and Music or Music Technology plus Higher Maths or Physics.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB including English and Music plus Maths or Physics at National 5.
Career paths would typically be as: studio engineers, either recording mixing or mastering music, live sound engineers, sound recordists, broadcast engineers, audio editors, sound technicians, further and higher education, or as AV installation engineers. The Music Technology degree also provides transferable graduate skills which could be applied to careers in other areas.
School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science