Fd (Arts) Sound Production

University of Wolverhampton
United Kingdom
Foundation / Pre-U / A-level
Study mode
2 years
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Entry Requirements

100 UCAS points from A-Levels or equivalent qualifications.AS Levels may not be counted towards the points total.

GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above (or equivalent). Mature applicants will be considered, on merit, upon receipt of formal application.

Accredited Prior Learning (APL) can be awarded at Level 1 only and must be supported by a portfolio of evidence.


Language entry requirements :

The University accepts the following minimum English language standards for entry to its degree courses.

You must have at least one of the following standards in English to enter a degree or diploma course:

An IELTS score of 6.0, or a TOEFL score of 550 (or 213 for the computer-based test)

Pearson PTE Academic score of 54

A pass in the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) examination

A pass in the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) examination

GCSE/GCE O Level grade C or equivalent British-based examination

For selected countries, a good pass in English in the final year of secondary school (this being the equivalent of year 13 in England and Wales), or

Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the British Council (as listed in the British Council NARIC Guide) or an equivalent body

For entry to the BA (Hons) English Language and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programmes, you will need a score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, since this is a special award which includes an international qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.


Through your course of study, you will have the opportunity to hone your practical abilities in studio and live sound engineering skills. You will be equipped with skills to support music events and develop a business acumen: achieved by you completing sound recording modules and through the study of venue operations, E-sales, and entrepreneurial skills.

You will gain an awareness of the audio environment and learn about the factors that effect the sonic performance of both studios and venues. You can learn to use a range of studio and venue mixing consoles, and look at issues surrounding the transportation, loading and placement and rigging of PA equipment.

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