Taught course

Sound Design pathway - Information Experience Design MA

Royal College of Art · School of Communication

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Entry requirements

Visit www.rca.ac.uk/ied for entry requirements

Months of entry


Course content

Combine sound and design practice in applied and experimental ways. Not restricted to film or sound art, Sound Design is for sound engineers, musicians, journalists, artists and other practitioners who want to expand into new modes and media; and for anyone who wants to explore sound as a fundamental force for communication and experience – through data sonification and notification, sonic narratives, interventions and installations – always grounded in research and theory.

Information Experience Design (IED) students design experiences to communicate information, creating installations and interventions using all senses, modes and media, including sound and moving image. We approach social and technological systems critically and work across art and design. We’re grounded in theories and research methods from science and philosophy.

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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