Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University

Applied Acoustics

Fascinated by the science of sound? Southampton Solent University's applied acoustics masters programme can provide you with the skills and knowledge required to work in a range of acoustics fields. Suitable graduate destinations include consultancy, engineering, environmental health, built environment work or further study at PhD level. Taught by experts with experience in both research and industry, you can get hands-on experience and learn to use the latest measurement, simulation and modelling technology. You will also study important acoustics principles including how humans respond to sound, acoustic physics, and how sound interacts with our environment.

Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree in a related science or technology field - including audio/music technology, physics, engineering, construction/architecture and environmental science. Alternately, Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner status or an equivalent qualification, such as the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma. We also consider candidates with alternative qualifications and related professional experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles of sound and vibration; noise, vibration and health; computer-aided simulation; research methods; field and laboratory testing; pilot project; project. optional modules: environmental noise; acoustics in the built environment; noise and vibration control; electro-acoustics; acoustic materials; professional skills and practice; legislation and standards.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of coursework, projects, presentations, and practical and written examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,020 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,010 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southampton Solent University Southampton SO14 0YN South East

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