The creation, control, and delivery of high-quality audio, are crucial elements of the rapidly expanding communication, media and entertainment industries. Help to build a better sounding world with a postgraduate degree in Audio Acoustics.

Available with full and part-time study paths, the course is recommended for numerate science graduates, who wish to join the exciting sound and acoustics industry. The course is designed to nurture your specialist knowledge and shape your practical skill set, so you are ready to develop a career as a future leader in audio technology.

The course is endorsed by the Institute of Acoustics for the purposes of meeting the educational requirements for Corporate Membership of the Institute. Graduates may attain Engineering Council registration via the Institute of Acoustics.

Study Details:

1 year full time, 3 years part time, distance learning

Module Details:

Trimester one
Principles of Acoustics and Vibration (year one for part time)
Loudspeakers and Microphones (year two for part time)
Digital Signal Processing and Machine Learning (year two for part time)
Room Acoustics (year one for part time)

Trimester two
Computer Simulation for Acoustics (year one for part time)
Psychoacoustics (year one for part time)
Transducer Design (year two for part time)
Measurement, Analysis and Assessment (year two for part time)

Trimester three (full-time) / Trimester one and two of year three (part-time)
Audio Acoustics Project

Student Destinations

Acousticians with engineering, science and mathematical skills are in short supply, which puts you in a strong position to build a career once you’ve graduated.

Typically areas of employment include acoustics and audio engineering research, broadcast engineering, loudspeaker and audio system design, and consumer audio product development.

Many of our acoustics graduates have progressed into roles in audio and acoustics consultancy, research, development, and design roles. Today, you’ll find our alumni working at Apple, Dolby,BBC, plus every major acoustic consultancy in the world.


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Entry Requirements

A first or second-class degree in a numerate engineering or science discipline. All applicants must have a significant grounding in engineering mathematics.

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