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Bachelor of Live Sound and Lighting Technology (Hons)
Bachelor of Live Sound and Lighting Technology (Hons)

Bachelor of Live Sound and Lighting Technology (Hons)

  • ID:UH440100
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,405.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This course is ideal for students who wish to focus through the lens of broadcast and live event support. Practical techniques are developed within a range of different spaces to suit differing audiences, and students on this award pathway and you'll have a number of opportunities to apply their learning within live contexts.You'll also engage with the latest light-projection mapping systems, as well as design and specify venue-based audio systems and solutions.

Core modules studied alongside live sound and lighting technology alongside practice modules develop your techniques and approaches using a range of sound technologies. They'll also foster professional and industrial contextual immersion and awareness, and experience with specialisms within connected audio and sound-related fields.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional, Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Professional & Industrial Context 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory, Professional & Industrial Context 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Live Sound and Lighting Technology Practice 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory, Live Sound and Lighting Technology Practice 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Audio Specialisms 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory, Audio Specialisms 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sound Technologies and Techniques 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory, Sound Technologies and Techniques 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Live Sound and Lighting Technology Practice 2, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Audio Specialisms 2, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sound Technologies and Techniques 2, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Professional & Industrial Context 2, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Year Abroad, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Professional Work Experience 30: Music, 30 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Year Abroad, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Professional & Industrial Context 3, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Live Sound and Lighting Technology Practice 3, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sound Technologies and Techniques 3, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Major Technology Project, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • MT Technology Project (Version 2), 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Sandwich Year (Creative Arts), 0 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

You will graduate as a talented sound engineer / technologist with skills in lighting too, capable of forging a career in a variety of roles.  Our graduates can be found in many places within the music industry, working in recording studios, production companies, working in live sound and at major events, in DSP design, rigging and install, as AV engineers, as sound editors, audio restoration engineers, and developers of new hardware and software.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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