Music and sound design make a vital contribution to not only media and communications, but culture as a whole. Music moves people; it defines eras, shapes personalities, sells products and adds meaning to moving imagery on our screens.
This music degree in London, UK, is for aspiring musicians and sound designers who wish to supercharge their sound and music production skills and apply them in a wide range of roles in the creative industries.
You will develop specialisms which could include audio production, sound engineering, sound design, songwriting, composition and soundtrack creation for film, television, games and immersive media, such as virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR).
When you graduate from this three-year music and sound design course, you will add technical understanding to your own natural creativity, including skills in critical listening, editing, arranging, composing, producing, technical and storytelling.
Practically-focused, you will get an understanding of audio, sound arts and music as distinct specialisms, as well as how they intersect with storytelling and the moving image. Ultimately, you will be encouraged to apply the technical and creative aspects of sound and music production in a project-based learning environment.
At Ravensbourne University London, our aim is to create industry-ready mindsets and skillsets, so your transition from study to career is a seamless one. Collaboration is at the heart of this degree in sound design, so you will undertake project briefs with other students to realise projects as part of a team.
Teaching staff include industry professionals in music production, audio engineering, film and TV, radio, animation, games and sonic arts. You will also benefit from a range of masterclasses and talks by visiting speakers.
Music and audio production is a continually developing field that is key to the creative industries. Graduates go on to work in roles like music and audio production, sound engineering, composition and songwriting, in areas such as film, television and games.