Work with students across a range of disciplines including collaborating computer-generated material through BU's National Centre for Computer Animation or via other creative ventures
Use specialist facilities, including post-production sound suites, track-lay and stereo mixing, a Foley/ADR studio, an AVID S6 equipped 7.1 dubbing theatre and Dolby ATMOS mixing theatre
This course has greater relevance and credibility in industry as part of the AVID Learning Partnership. We offer the chance to take the Pro Tools 101 exam as part of the programme
Take advantage of opportunities with RedBalloon, an award-winning professional production unit based in the Faculty of Media and Communication
The course is one of the few sound design programmes recognised by BAFTA UK as an eligible course for the BAFTA UK Scholarship Programme.
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Sound Design & Theory: An introduction to specific sound design techniques. You'll develop a critical understanding of theoretical causes alongside your production work, gain an understanding of industry-standard technology for sound production and post-production environments.
Storytelling: This unit aims to examine concepts of storytelling across audio visual formats, cultures and production industries. You’ll engage with practice research methodologies to critically engage with a diverse range of narrative forms and approaches.
Extended Sound Design Project: Develop your understanding of a range of film and television genres. You'll engage in the development, planning and execution of a complex production project, while expanding the skills and knowledge you gained in the Sound Design & Theory unit.
Professional Practice: An introduction to key concepts, skills and knowledge you'll need for employment in the media industries.