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Start your Music or Sound foundation year this September

State-of-the-art studios

Five brand new studios, four live rooms and a state-of-the-art Mac Lab

Optional certifications

Gain certification from the likes of Pro Tools and Logic

Experienced lecturers

Learn from expert practitioners and industry experts


Whether you’re interested in a Music degree, Sound degree or you’re just not sure, our 4-year degrees with foundation year could be the best option for you.

Our foundation year covers a broad programme of study and provides excellent grounding for the completion of a 3-year undergraduate degree in Music or Sound. It will enable you to make a more informed choice for your final 3 years of study.

For foundation year entry, you don’t need a music or sound qualification or any subject specific prerequisites – as long as you have a passion for, and interest in, music or sound your application will be considered.

With practical teaching, optional accreditations and a choice of modules, our Music and Sound degrees will give you the chance to follow your interests and gain the hands-on experience and creative skills you’ll need to impress future employers. And you’ll learn from highly qualified staff with active and prominent roles in both industry and research.

Whichever course you choose, you’ll learn through practice in the best possible environment - our £11.5 million Cadman Studios.

Find out more using our course links below

What do our students say?

I graduated with a strong desire to become a sound designer. I landed a full-time in-house position at Radium Audio, a London-based sound company. I quickly progressed to the position of Head of Sound Design and had the opportunity to work on channel idents for Sky 1 and MGM HD. I have since left Radium Audio to start my own company. We're now are currently in the process of opening a second studio in Stockholm, Sweden.

Chris Didlick, Music Technology graduate.