Taught course

Digital Music Processing

Queen Mary, University of London · Electronic Engineering

Entry requirements

You should have a first or upper second class degree in electronic engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline. You should have programming experience from your undergraduate degree.

Applicants with unrelated degrees will be considered if there is evidence of significant industrial experience. Applicants with lower second class degrees may be considered if the undergraduate degree specialised in relevant subjects.

Applicants should also have completed an undergraduate programme in at least one of the following areas: signal processing, control or analogue filters.

Months of entry


Course content

Programme description
This masters is based on our Digital Signal Processing (DSP) programme, and incorporates additional specialist modules and a specialised project. You will graduate with an understanding of how today's audio and music technology works, with the potential to become a leader in developing future generations of these technologies.

This programme prepares you for a range of careers related to the music industry, the recording industry and the creative arts, including those in technical development. It also opens up the possibility of progressing to further study.

Programme outline
Core modules:

  • Fundamentals of DSP
  • Advanced Transform Methods
  • Music Analysis and Synthesis
  • Music and Speech Processing
  • Digital Audio Effects

Module options:

  • Real Time Digital Signal Processing
  • Digital Broadcasting
  • Design for Human Interaction
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Machine Learning.

Please note module availability is subject to change.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 7882 7335