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MSc Audio and Music Technology

University of York

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Combine a unique mixture of science, technology and creativity to develop innovative audio applications for music making, recording, analysis and reproduction.

Recent advances in digital audio technology have seen an explosion of interest in surround sound for home entertainment and virtual reality, voice recognition and synthesis applications, as well as environmental and architectural acoustics.

This course provides thorough grounding in scientific theory and creative engineering techniques in audio technology, audio analysis and audio programming. It will prepare you for further research or employment in the audio technology and digital creative industries.

You'll be forging connections in the industry right from the start of your course. Previous students have worked with with Google, Abbey Road, AECOM and Music Tribe.

Course content

You'll study a number of modules designed to help you get to grips with essential topics in audio and music technology.

We take care to ensure our courses are relevant to your future career. Our Professional Development Framework, designed in consultation with expert external advisors, will help to prepare you for industry, research or further study.

Careers and skills

This course will equip you for a career in various fields within the audio industry. The course has a strong component of acoustic analysis and design using industry-standard tools and practices and readily sets our students up for jobs as acoustic consultants.

You'll also be ready for a career in audio systems engineering. The course deals with the psychoacoustics behind audio technologies and the programming elements will empower you to design and debug audio systems for a wide variety of applications.

Game audio is another area that this course will equip you for. Virtual acoustics and surround sound over loudspeakers and headphones are core to the course and support careers in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and games systems development as well as other interactive audio technologies.

You will also be equipped for a career in audio research and development. During the course you will undertake a unique piece of audio research based around cutting edge audio technologies. This will give you the skills required to thrive in industry in a research and development capacity.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,300per 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 York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 71 1

    17th out of 87 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    131 57%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    41st

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 214
    151 74%

    20th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    31st

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    14th

    10

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