A first or second-class degree in a numerate engineering or science discipline. All applicants must have a significant grounding in engineering mathematics. For informal discussions about your suitability for this course, please contact the postgraduate admissions tutor, Dr David Waddington at email@example.com
Months of entry
3 good reasons to study Acoustics at Salford:
- An in-depth analytical treatment of acoustic engineering as used in industry and research
- You are taught by World-class audio and acoustic engineering researchers - part of an RAE submission rated highest for research power
- Strong and long-standing connections with audio and acoustics industry across the World which inform course content.
The MSc Acoustics has two pathways: Audio Applications and Environmental Applications.
The generation, manipulation and reproduction of high quality audio signals are core elements of the rapidly expanding communication, entertainment and sound engineering industry. The audio pathway aims to train graduates in the acoustic aspects of audio such as digital signal processing, microphone and loudspeaker design, architectural acoustics and sound reproduction.
The Acoustics Research Centre is a lead partner in the BBC Audio Research Partnership working closely with BBC R&D at MediaCityUK.
The course is accredited by the Institute of Acoustics which provides external validation of the course quality.
This course is designed for technically skilled graduates whose first degree was not necessarily in reproduced sound or acoustics but another engineering or science discipline.
This course is also designed for those currently working in the audio and acoustic industry who wish to expand their expertise, and those wishing to train to begin an acoustic and audio engineering career.
Information for international students
International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.
Fees and funding
Part-time £900 per 30 credits
Full-time International £12,800
Distance Learning £900 per 30 credits
International Distance Learning £2133 per 30 credits
Part-time £918 per 30 credits
Full-time International £13,050
Distance Learning £9,000 per 30 credits
International Distance Learning £2,133 per 30 credits
Scholarships and Bursaries
We offer awards to help you study through our:
- Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
- University of Salford student loyalty discount
- Country bursary scheme for International students only
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries Service
- +44 (0)161 295 4545
- +44 (0)161 295 4646