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Acoustics and Music Technology MSc

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

Taking the science of musical sound as your focus, you’ll work in a cross-disciplinary environment. You will use theoretical and experimental work to explore the musical, technical and multimedia applications of acoustics and audio technology.

The emphasis of this programme is on science and technology in the context of musical and multimedia applications.

The programme aims to: provide a broadly based, scientifically-oriented foundation in the area of acoustics, audio, and music technology; develop your skills in research, computation, design and analytical problem-solving; give you a strong understanding of music/audio technology; create a multidisciplinary learning environment that will prepare you for a future career.

Career opportunities

A knowledge of the science behind music and audio technology will prove a great asset for your career in acoustics or audio engineering.

The highly transferable skills you’ll gain in communication and project management will take you further along whichever career path you choose.

The programme will also provide you with the perfect foundation for further study if you’d prefer to continue on an academic path.

Tuition fees

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£ 25,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 87 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    202 100%

    2nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    12th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    61st

    16

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