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Music technology courses

The study of the technical aspects involved with the musical arts, particularly the use of electronic devices and music industry business practices.

Studying music technology at university

Example course modules

  • Sound and voice
  • Composition and theory
  • Music composition

Who studies this subject

  • Female : 24%
    Male : 76%
  • Mature : 28%
    School leaver : 72%
  • Full-time : 99%
    Part-time : 1%

What you need to get on a course

Subjects you need

A-levels (or equivalent) usually required

  • Music

Useful to have

  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Media studies

Application checklist

Here's a guide to what to expect from the application process - also check individual university entry requirements, as these may differ.

  • January application
  • October application
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio
  • Interview
  • Entry test
  • Work experience
  • Audition

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