Bournemouth University

Sound Design for Film and Television

We were the first UK university to offer a Master's degree in sound, and we continue to offer the opportunity to harness your skills within The Faculty of Media & Communication's vibrant production environment. This degree will advance your sound knowledge in a variety of different genres, ranging from documentary to drama and animation. Relevant industry practice underpins teaching and learning methods on this course, which aims to enable you to develop creative opportunities in sound. You may have an undergraduate qualification in a related subject or may be able to show your suitability for this programme of study through associated work-experience or evidence of and outputs from other related activities. In collaboration with other disciplines from the postgraduate media production framework, you will learn how to work with sound more effectively in location and post-production environments. You will also have the opportunity to develop collaborative projects with computer generated material through Bournemouth University's National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) or via other creative ventures. You will have the advantage of working in a range of tailor-made facilities, including specially built post-production sound studios, foley/ commentary recording suites, as well as other facilities. Course-specific sound resources are available to book 24 hours a day, seven days a week for most of the year. As part of the AVID Learning Partnership, this course has greater relevance and credibility within the industry.

Entry requirements

MA: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject. The academic team will look at your online application including your qualifications, personal statement and any work experience. We may ask you to provide a showreel and/ or take part in an online interview if you do not meet our entry requirements. If English is not your first language, you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Course modules

Sound Design & Theory; Narrative Constructions; Extended Sound Design Project; Professional Practice; Master's Production Project OR Master's Research Project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Whole course (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus BH12 5BB South West

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