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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

The MSc by Research in Sound Design is aimed at those with considerable practical experience of sound design or have been established on the scenes of sonic art, electronic composition or sound design, but who wish to pursue further study, researching an area of these fields.

Graduates will be able to engage critically with the social, cultural, technical and theoretical aspects of: sound art; design; digital composition; digital media

Training and support

All of our research students benefit from ECA’s interdisciplinary approach and all are assigned two research supervisors.

Your second supervisor may be from another discipline within ECA, or from somewhere else within the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences or elsewhere within the University, according to the expertise required.

On occasion, more than two supervisors will be assigned, particularly where the degree brings together multiple disciplines.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 24,000per year

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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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