Taught course

Acoustics and Music Technology

Institution
University of Edinburgh · Music
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent in a science, electronic or music-related subject.

A numerate discipline such as physics, mathematics, computer science or engineering is particularly suitable for this degree programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Taking the science of musical sound as your focus, you’ll work in a cross-disciplinary environment, using theoretical and experimental work to explore the musical, technical and multimedia applications of acoustics and audio technology.

The programme aims to:

  • provide a broadly based, scientifically oriented foundation in the area of music, acoustics and audio technology
  • develop skills in research, computation, design and analytical problem-solving
  • create a multidisciplinary learning environment that will prepare the student for careers in which a strong understanding of music/audio technology is required
  • develop an ability to appreciate, understand and develop the creative potential of sound design


The emphasis of this programme is on science and technology in the context of musical and multimedia applications.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
cahss.pgadmissions@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 4086