College of Engineering and Technology

University of Derby

Audio Engineering

This programme has been devised to allow good graduates of electronic engineering, music technology, or similar programs to develop the higher level expertise needed to enter the field of audio engineering, and to allow those already in it to upgrade their skills and understanding. Students will study as an individual, but also at times as part of a group in integrated project work giving them the experience of working within diverse teams. Students will be taught by internationally-recognised experts in the field of audio engineering, and will themselves be part of ground-breaking research in the field. This course is designed with a focus on innovation and critical thinking in order to develop graduates capable of driving the next generation of audio technology and remaining on the leading edge of audio engineering throughout their careers.

Entry requirements

An appropriate undergraduate degree in engineering, science or music technology (2.1 or above) or an equivalent qualification. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 or above.

Course modules

Modules: research methods: application and evaluation; audio electronics; audio innovation; live sound system design and optimisation; independent engineering scholarship; advanced surround systems; audio software engineering; negotiated technical modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework involves individual and group assignments, all with a focus on real-world applications.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 550 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,760 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

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