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University of the Arts London: Sound Arts
|Institution||University of the Arts London View institution profile|
|Department||London College of Communication, University of the Arts London|
|Telephone||020 7514 6569|
Intensive and specialised, this programme is designed to further the development of students’ conceptual and contextual understanding of Sound Arts practice and its discourse. Students are encouraged to adopt a personal and distinctive approach to their work and research. The course includes a strong taught component combined with ample opportunities for practical work. You will be able to extend your portfolio within an academic context, engage in theoretical and practical research, develop your creative and critical skills, explore personal areas of interest in sound arts and engage in practice-based research. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL).
What can you expect?
The aim of the course is to facilitate individual practice and guide you towards a professional career as a sound artist or into research. The course culminates in a curated show and a public symposium where you will get the opportunity to present your work and research to an audience. An advantage of studying at LCC are the opportunities for collaboration with students from other disciplines, such as film students, both inside and outside the college. All staff delivering the course are active practitioners and researcher, their specialist areas of interest include the following composition, sound recording and mixing, phonography, field recording and acoustic ecology, interactive work, sound installations, live performance, radiophonic practices and sound for film.
There is also an extensive programme of visiting speakers and performers and both undergraduate and postgraduate students are extremely active in promoting their work both inside and outside the college. The sound arts department is constantly developing new links with other institutions and other disciplines and is committed to extending the boundaries of this developing discipline. The course is designed for students who have a substantial background in producing sound-based work within the context of contemporary arts and media practice.
About London College of Communication
London College of Communication is for the curious, the brave and the committed: those who want to transform themselves and the world around them. Through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry, we enable our students to succeed as future-facing creatives in the always-evolving design, media and screen industries. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies, including Penguin, the National Trust and Royal Mail, to name a few.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A good Honours degree in a relevant subject such as sound arts, fine art, film and video or other related field, or a professional or academic qualification recognised as equivalent to an Honours degree. Experience is assessed as a learning process and tutors will evaluate that experience for currency, validity, quality and sufficiency. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent), with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill.
|Location||London College of Communication|
Elephant & Castle
|EU||11220 GBP for Year 1|
|England||11220 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||11220 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||11220 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||11220 GBP for Year 1|
|International||22920 GBP for Year 1|
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