About this program
MSc Music Technology
Would you like to get practical, theoretical and creative experience in recording and production, digital music systems and software, sound design and composition for film and video gaming?
Our MSc Music Technology degree course is ideal if you have a creative computing background and want to develop the skills needed to become a professional audio specialist. You'll plan and produce a personal project, and we'll provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional practice.
When you graduate, you'll have all the tools you need for a career in the creative and media industries.
Qualifications or experience
- A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.
English language requirements
- English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0
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- Professional, Academic and Research Development
- Project Context and Definition
- Project Design and Development
- Project Evaluation and Resolution
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students
- Full-time: £7,800
- Year 1: £5,200
- Year 2: £2,600
- Full-time: £15,100
- Year 1: £10,070
- Year 2: £5,030
On this course, you'll:
- Design and develop software, hardware and networks for a project of your choice
- Use our professional equipment and facilities including sound/music studios, multimedia labs and computing facilities
- Carry out client-based research in the music tech industry
You'll develop the skills needed for a successful career in creative and media industries. This could include:
- Interactive technologies
- Virtual reality
- 3D technologies
- Games production and development
- Electroacoustic composition
- Software application development
- Sound design
- Sound editing
Opportunities also exist in the fields of education and health and business, where audio specialists are involved in the development of audio systems, software and interfaces, installation and monitoring, and contextual acoustic research.
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University of Portsmouth
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Why study at University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth is consistently within the top-ranked institutions in the UK for student satisfaction, which is reflected in the teaching quality, but also the experience that students enjoy with us.
Students can live a few minutes' walk away from their faculty buildings on campus, with only a 5-10 min walk to the seaside.
The cost of living and accommodation in Portsmouth are significantly lower than in the larger cities in the UK, meaning you'll be able to live more comfortably here. The city is so compact that you don't need to take any public transport and most students/lecturers get around by bike.
The city has a population of around 200,000 and over 10% of this is made up of our student population. We have 5,000 students from overseas on campus.
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