BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering

Using industry-standard equipment and software, the University of South Wales’ Sound Engineering degree will give you the practical skills and essential for a successful career in sound. Key themes of this Sound Engineering course are studio recording and production, live sounds engineering, computer-based music creation, electronics and acoustics, multimedia, and the music, sound and multimedia industries.

This course offers plenty of hands-on experience of sound technology’s practical elements. To ensure you become a thinking practitioner in sound engineering, we also help you develop critical and research skills. This combination of theory and practice means you can offer employers a little bit extra and build a career in any area of sound. Study this Sound Engineering course in Welsh.

What you will study

During the first year of your sound engineering degree, you will learn recording and sound engineering techniques and practise live sound, the use of computers in music production and the basic building blocks of electronics.

In year two, you will build on your audio engineering, recording and production skills, and start to experience live sound in a working venue. You will also learn about the sound industry and be equipped to deal with contracts, copyright law and running a small business.

The final year of the sound engineering degree involves a major group project, working with students...

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The Atrium has a studio spaces, a theatre, TV and radio studios and technology labs with the latest software for music and sound and digital imagery and editing.


Stuart Jones, Sound Engineering Course Leader
Richard J. Parfitt, Academic Subject Manager
Andrew Gwilliam, Senior Lecturer
David Jones, Senior Lecturer
Lloyd George, Senior Lecturer
Gill Edwards-Randle, Senior Lecturer
Andy Cooper, Lecturer

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This course is taught at: Cardiff Campus


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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018


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