University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs

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Sound Arts

University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs

Faculty:London College of Communication
Field of Study:Intermedia/Multimedia
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Length:15 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $43,405

Cost per year has been converted from British Sterling (£25,970) to Canadian Dollars.

Careers:Audio and Video Recording Technicians


Intensive and specialised, MA Sound Arts is designed to further develop your conceptual and contextual understanding of practice and discourse relating to the field. Combining a strong taught component with ample opportunities for practical work, you’ll extend your portfolio within an academic context, engage in theoretical and practical research, develop your creative and critical skills, and explore your personal areas of interest. 


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants will have a good honours degree in a relevant subject such as sound arts, fine art, film and video or other related field, or a professional or academic qualification recognised as equivalent to an honours degree. If you do not have the required qualifications, but do have professional experience, you may be eligible to gain credit for previous learning and experience through the Accreditation of Prior and Experiential Learning (APEL) i.e. professional experience or a combination of courses and work experience. Applicants admitted through the APEL system will be able to demonstrate relevant experience and an aptitude for sound arts. We also welcome applications from prospective students with a background in fine art or other related fields, and those who wish to move their practice or research in other areas towards sound art and sonic practices. IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required, with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Application Notes : In the application form you will be asked to complete a personal statement describing why you want to study on MA Sound Arts. Your portfolio (maximum 6 projects) can comprise of any work; visual, sonic or textual, as well as sketchbooks that demonstrates your mode of working, and interest in working with sound and/or a sonic sensibility.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 17, 2022