Popular Music Technology FdSc

University of South Wales

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UCAS CODE 87R3
You will learn about all aspects of the music industry from composition to music software application, live recording techniques and live sound management. You will be taught by experienced professionals, undertake real projects and take part in workshops with visiting artists. Modules in the first year include Recording Studio Engineering, Sound Engineering Fundamentals, Computer Based Audio, Composition with Music Technology, Music Production Skills and a Production Project. An important ... READ MORE

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112th / 131
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91st
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47th

Start date and duration

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19-SEP-22
Full Time
2 Years

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University of South Wales
CUG ranking
91st
Student rating
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( 4.1)
The University of South Wales (USW) is one of the largest universities in Wales, offering students excellent opportunities and prospects. Many courses are accredited by professional bodies and employability is so important to USW, it is part of all the courses. 95% of USW graduates go on to employment or further study within six months of graduation (DLHE 2016). USW is in an exceptional part of the UK, with three campuses throughout south Wales. Students enjoy city life, countryside and coast. USW Newport is in the heart of the city and one of the university’s most iconic buildings. USW Cardiff is in a modern capital city, with everything from shopping and live sports, to music arts and history. USW Pontypridd is the largest campus, surrounded by green open spaces and made up of two sites: Treforest and Glyntaff.

Where you'll study

University of South Wales

Coleg Gwent (Cross Keys) Risca Road Cross Keys
NP11 7ZA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Crosskeys  0.2 miles away

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