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Acoustical and Audio Engineering MEng (Hons)

University of Salford

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  • UCAS Course Code

    H345

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    80th

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  • Qualification

    MEng (Hon)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Sound is everywhere: speech, music, noise. Acoustics is about exploring the physics of these sounds and the psychology of how people react when hearing them. Acoustical engineering has endless applications, from designing loudspeakers in smart phones to creating classrooms where noise doesn’t interrupt learning. Where there is sound, there is potential to improve it through Acoustical Engineering.Salford has pioneered acoustics teaching and research for over 60 years. Our acoustical and audio engineering degree course will guide you through the creative science and engineering involved in shaping and managing sound, whether creating sound technology for games or designing warning sound systems for electronic cars. Based in our Peel Park campus, minutes from central Manchester, you’ll use specialist acoustic laboratories like our anechoic chambers and learn from lecturers who carry out world-leading acoustics research, including R&D for the acoustic and audio industry. Initially, you’ll gain an understanding of the mathematics and physics of acoustics, exploring audio systems, analogue electronics, digital signal processing and architectural acoustics. As you progress, you’ll shape your degree around your interests, choosing optional modules in areas such as speech, environmental noise and sound perception.Our graduates have great prospects for a career in the acoustic and audio industries. Salford alumni have gone on to work with leading companies, including Apple, Arup, Bang and Olufsen, BBC, Bentley, Dyson, Dolby and Google. **Features**This course is an integrated Masters pathway. - Learn the design principles that achieve the best possible audio reproduction in modern music products, recording studios, loudspeakers and venues- Discover how music, speech and other sounds are perceived and how this influences the design of applications, products and buildings- Study a course that has a unique and varied mix of topics: physics, computing, engineering, psychology- Opportunities to carry out a paid industrial placement year with world renowned companies- This course is recognised by the UK Institute of Acoustics as a route to Chartered Engineer statusFind out more from our graduate student Elle, who got the chance to do a placement at Glastonbury! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhy6YcZfJr0&list=PLOL5EpA70CAblarKUR3_StdM710YZEDPH&index=34&t=0s

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  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
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  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

128 points with a minimum of grade C or above in mathematics or numerate science at Advanced GCE level

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University information

University Ranking

80th

About this University

The University of Salford embeds industry into all it does: many courses are created with industry wrapped around them and its world-leading research advances industry knowledge and insight. The university's heritage directs its future: having answered the needs of industry since 1896, its connection to industry is stronger than ever. Based just outside Manchester, it is the only university with a campus at MediaCityUK, sitting right next to neighbours such as ITV and the BBC.

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Salford

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UNITED KINGDOM