Have a passion for making and listening to music? This course aims to cover skills needed to create, record and produce music and audio.
This course will give you the skills, knowledge and techniques you’ll need to become involved in the creation and recording of music and audio. Working in outstanding facilities you will have the opportunity to work with professional performers, composers and producers.
The Music Technology BSc course at Coventry University is for you if you have a passion for creative practices in both music and sound and wish to explore the technical realisation of those practices.
You are likely to have an interest and background in music as well as in science and technology and the course caters to those who want to explore the principles of sound and acoustics including musical instrument acoustics, music composition and production in mainstream and experimental contexts, recording equipment and other music and audio software/hardware, and the music business, careers and employability.
The course is inspired by innovation in the technologies and practices of the music industry, encompassing both experimental areas and cutting edge industry practices. This is a practical course that gives you the space to explore their personal creative interests and innovations while helping them to develop a solid base of skills and knowledge to further their career aspirations.
Why choose this course?
The course is designed to reflect the range of areas that make up the subject of music technology and the wide range of jobs that may be available to you once you have completed your studies. Throughout your time here you will learn about the principles of sound and acoustics, musical instrument acoustics, music composition and production, recording equipment through to software/ hardware and the current business environment.
International experience opportunities
The course offers an international field trip to students. Students have been to Berlin to visit Ableton Labs and spent time in Hansa Studios where classic David Bowie and Depeche Mode albums were recorded. In addition, students recently went to Hong Kong where they took part in a pop-up show.
There is a strong emphasis within the course on your future career, not only helping you to discover what your chosen career path will be but also helping you to ensure that you have the professional level of business skill and knowledge to thrive in this demanding industry.