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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

This programme is targeted at individuals interested in exploring the domain of sound in the wider context of new media theory and technology.

It is strongly interdisciplinary and broad-ranging, including the study of: film sound; interactive game-audio design; sound installation; sound software design; creative music practices

This programme will provide you with knowledge, skill and understanding in a range of sound design situations both commercial and experimental.

Graduates of the programme will be armed with professional, practical, analytical and critical skills to take into sound-related industries or on towards further academic study, such as a PhD.

Facilities

The Reid Studio is our surround-sound mixing and production studio, and our Russolo Room offers high quality recording equipment and software.

Our Sound Lab, which hosts a number of fully equipped workstations, is also available for your use throughout the year.

We have developed two new 360 audio mixing spaces which are available for experiments in VR, AR and ambisonics.

Tuition fees

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£ 26,300per year

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

University information

The 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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