Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Music Technology

This course develops a deep understanding of the technologies and principles behind modern music production and distribution. Students learn advanced recording techniques, acoustics, mastering, digital sound synthesis, music software development and sound design. Music production today not only involves being able to record, mix, and edit music in a variety of different genres and situations; it also involves an understanding of composition and arranging, an ability to work in different software environments with a high level of competence, an understanding of performance practices in different contexts, and an understanding of the relationships between music, sound and other media. There are opportunities to develop all of these skills on the award, always with an emphasis on creativity and a focus on rigorous academic underpinning.

Course modules

Modules include: Audio recording; mastering and signal processing acoustics; modern composition; advanced pro tools techniques; electronics; electroacoustic composition.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 3 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,300 per Year 1 (International) 18 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,200 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 18 Months
MSc Part-time January 2018 - 3 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 - 18 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 3 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 18 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus) ST4 2DE West Midlands

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