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Sound Design

Course start: August 2021
Application ends: ONGOING
Course length: 2 years (minimum 20 weeks internship)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Forsbergs Sound Design is a two year higher vocational program for aspiring sound designers. The program aims to give a creative and professional education when it comes to sound design for video games, movies, ads, theatre and events. We put focus on innovation in interactive sound design, music and audio production. Characterized by ‘learning by doing’ we put particular emphasis on creating ideas and developing your own creative ability. The program is eligible for study aid through CSN for Swedish citizens.

Sound Design is a full-time 100 weeks long programme, including an internship period. Regular class hours are usually during daytime on weekdays. However, some classes may be scheduled in evenings and on weekends. The school is open around the clock for your own work. The training consist of lectures, workshops, tutorials and presentations of the various projects, individual work and group work.

CONTENT

Audio production. Interactive audio design principles. Sound design for video games, movies, and events. The principles of a music studio, mixing and mastering. Audio principles, the physics of sound. Working with the game engines Unity and Unreal. Audio programming for audio engines Wwise and FMOD. Marketing. Copyright. Presentation skills, vocational guidance and industry knowledge. Internship period.

COURSE START

Monday, August 31, 2020.

TUITION FEE

The tuition fee is SEK 260 000. The education is exempt from VAT (value-added tax). Financing the tuition fee is possible for Swedish citizens through tuition loans from CSN (Swedish financial aid for studies). The education is eligible for CSN study aid under section B1 (tertiary level). The programme requires that you have access to your own laptop.

Financial aid for studies: International students

The programme is accredited by the Kingdom of Sweden, and therefore may qualify for financial aid for studies to students from many countries the world over, that provides this possibility to their citizens. A few of the many that do, are Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and the self-governing Åland Islands. But there are of course also many others that provide this possibility.

If you are not a Swedish citizen but still have a residence permit for Sweden, for another reason than studies, you may also be eligible to apply for financial aid for studies on the same basis as a Swedish citizen.

DEGREE

All students receive a diploma after passing the education in all sub-courses.

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