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Bath Spa University: Sound Arts

Institution Bath Spa University View institution profile
Department School of Music and Performing Arts
Web http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/courses
Email admissions@bathspa.ac.uk
Telephone 01225 876180
Study type Taught

Summary

Cover the spectrum of music, sound and technology appropriate to a wide range of work in existing and emerging sectors.

  • Offers broad coverage while facilitating individual specialism.

  • Covers music in any genre alongside other areas of creative practice in sound.

  • Runs alongside Sound Production and Sound Design MAs, with options across programmes.

Explore sound as a creative medium at an advanced level, and focus on the areas that interest you most. We’ll help you develop the technical skills you need, but the course is about sound more than technology, and values lo-tech and no-tech as much as the latest technological developments.

You can work in any music genre, and/or cover areas such as soundscape recording and sound design, interactive audio (for applications such as live performance, gaming, VR, immersive environments and installations), spatial audio, hardware/software (instrument) design and interdisciplinary practice incorporating other media.

The course caters for those working in a wide variety of music genres, and at the same time also covers areas of practice such as soundscape recording and sound design, interactive audio, spatial audio, hardware/software design and interdisciplinary practice incorporating other media. Most students won’t cover all of these areas, but will use the course to develop an individually- tailored portfolio of skills, experience and top-level work across them.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Our graduates have a range of successful careers in production, composition, music for film and TV, sound design for moving image and games, sound art, software development, engineering, further education, higher education and research.

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