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University of Surrey

Last Updated: 2011-11-15
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Department of Music & Sound Recording
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 1483 686500
Fax: +44 1483 686501

Type 4 Courses - Bachelors degree course (e.g. BS, BSc, BA, BMus)

Music and Sound Recording

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BMus Hons (Tonmeister)
Facilities: three professional recording studios & control rooms, mobile recording unit, extensive range of professional microphones, four digital audio editing suites, ITU-R BS 1116 listening room, eleven practice rooms, Steinway concert grand piano
Exact Duration: 4 Years
Emphasis: Principles and practice of music and audio engineering. Fundamental theory, acoustics, electronics, recording, music options.
Fee: Inquire
Internship/Work Placement: 1 year
Validating Body: APRS
Contact Person: Tonmeister Admissions Secretary

Type 5 Courses - Masters Degree course (taught) (e.g. MS, MSc, MA, MEng)

Applied Musicianship

Qualification Awarded on Completion: MMus
Facilities: 24-track studio, Neve V Series mixer, Sonic Solutions editing equipment, SADIE editors, Large classical studio, wide selection of microphones, laboratory, well-stocked library, MIDI suite, mobile recording van
Exact Duration: 1 Year
Emphasis: Studio production of classical music can be combined with performance, composition or conducting. Also music research training
Fee: Inquire
Internship/Work Placement: None
Contact Person: Dr Steve Downes

Type 6 Courses - Research degree course (e.g. MPhil, PhD)

Audio Research

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Ph.D., M.Phil.
Facilities: ITU standard listening room, lab, large classical studio, digital 5.1 surround mixdown room (Sony Oxford), 24-track studio, industry-standard audio editing facilities, test equipment
Exact Duration: 2-4 years
Emphasis: Research resulting in a thesis. Specialisms including spatial audio, psychoacoustics and subjective assessment
Fee: Inquire
Internship/Work Placement: None
Contact Person: Tim Brookes

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