If you’re fascinated by the mechanics of recording, mixing and reproducing sound, whether it be for films, music or video games, Solent University’s audio engineering degree programme will help you gain the fundamental technical expertise and practical knowledge sought after by employers in the industry.
Solent’s audio engineering degree combines a high level of technical expertise at systems level, operational skills in a variety of audio production environments, and a practical knowledge of the media industries’ working practices.
Students study the underlying audio signal chain from acquisition to propagation, and across a wide variety of platforms. Flexible options within the degree programme allow students to focus their studies on particular areas of interest for their career path, including film sound, game audio, radio and television broadcasting, and systems integration.
The course is continually revised to keep up with industry developments and also draws on the experience and input of Solent graduates working at the cutting edge.
The course has a long history of successful graduate employment, and recent graduates have found positions at leading organisations, such as Bloomberg, Pinewood, Shepperton and Teddington Studios, Visions, SiS, F1, ITV and the BBC.
What does this course lead to?
Graduates from audio-related courses at Solent have gone on to positions such as studio engineer or acoustic design engineer at companies including Apple, Hackenbacker Audio Post Production, Abbey Road Studios, Dolby Laboratories, SSL Audio and Twickenham Film Studios.
Who is this course for?
This course will suit those who wish to learn about sound technology for the media or events industries.
The highly technical and practical course content will appeal to students wanting to gain the skills to pursue a career as a sound/audio engineer, broadcast engineer, or sound installation engineer.