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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Markeaton Street Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Drive the next generation of audio technology with the help of this distinctive masters programme.

Course description

Drive the next generation of audio technology with the help of this distinctive masters programme. Underpinned by pioneering research, excellent teaching and first-rate facilities, our MSc Audio Engineering equips you with the skills and knowledge valued most by employers in the rapidly changing and dynamic field of audio engineering.

  • Hone your skills on a cutting-edge MSc programme developed in consultation with industry leaders
  • Gain up-to-the-minute knowledge in areas which are central to the needs of the sector, including audio electronics, live sound reinforcement, surround sound systems and software engineering
  • Prepare for high-level careers in the industry: our graduates have gone on to work for world-leading firms such as d&b audiotechnik, Bowers & Wilkins, Holovis and MQA
  • Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, ranging from 3D multichannel sound rooms to a hemi-anechoic chamber
  • Be inspired by experienced and supportive lecturers who are renowned in the field and whose research even featured on Blue Planet II
  • Engage in your own cutting-edge research, with the chance to contribute to publications and international conferences
  • Hear from top industry professionals through fascinating guest lectures and master classes

How you will learn

Our MSc programme has been developed in consultation with leading figures in the audio engineering industry. All teaching and learning exercises are focused on real-world applications. For some assignments, certain tasks require working with various individuals in the industry for guidance and mentorship.

Assessment involves a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework entails individual and group assignments, all with a focus on real-world applications.

Careers

As a graduate of the MSc Audio Engineering, you will be ideally prepared to progress into rewarding careers within many fields of professional activity – or to advance an existing career if you are already employed.

You will find that high-calibre audio engineers are in demand in fields such as:

  • Electroacoustic engineering (loudspeakers, power amplifiers and so on)
  • Software engineering (digital signal processing, software development and so on)
  • Sound reinforcement
  • Acoustics
  • Automotive engineering

The course is made up of three stages – Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700per 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 Derby

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

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    51st out of 71 8

    60th out of 86 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    119 52%

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    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

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    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

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    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    6th

    18

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