Facilities and equipment

We have world-class facilities and equipment including three studios, edit rooms, practice rooms and a TV studio.

Facilities and equipment

The existing facilities in our Performing Arts Technology Studios have been upgraded and complemented by our £1.7m state-of-the-art production and media suites, which launched in September 2022.

All studios, edit rooms and acoustic rooms in the new space are linked by a new Dante digital audio network, providing audio interconnection between each room, plus video interconnects for flexible configurations of the recording spaces and studios.

Phase 1 - complete

  • Mac lab (118 sqm)
  • Audio Lab (35 sqm)
  • Self-study computer lab (46 sqm)
  • TV studio sound stage, gallery, sound room, vision and lighting room, and machine room
  • New postgraduate research student room
  • New film and TV equipment stores facility
  • Acoustic works to studio 2, accommodating a new Neve 88RS mixing console
  • Creative music technology workshop/performance room with multi-system speaker and listening space.


Phase 2

To be completed during the 2023/24 academic year:

  • Two sound isolated recording rooms
  • Dolby Atmos equipped surround sound recording studio
  • Acoustic works to the existing synth lab studio and addition of a new synth room
  • Foley/voice recording room
  • Colour grading/edit room
  • Three audio edit suites.

Media facilities

We are home to a brand new, state of the art TV studio, control room, edit rooms, the ITU-R BS.1116 critical listening room and audio laboratory and Mac labs.

Microphones in stands


We are home to a vast collection of professional quality microphones, mobile equipment and band gear.