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University of Salford

Acoustics and Audio Engineering

This programme covers research in audio, environment, automotive, signal processing, materials, modelling and energy fields. Fields for acoustic PhD study include: three-dimensional sound reproduction and auralisation; absorbers for acoustics and noise control; acoustic simulation and modelling; acoustical engineering; archaeoacoustics; architectural acoustics; audio quality; audio signal processing; building acoustics including sound insulation; diffusers for auditoria and studios; environmental noise and vibration; metamaterials for acoustics; product design for sound quality; psychoacoustics for noise, music and other sounds; railway and tram noise and vibration; soundscapes; vibro-acoustics and NVH; wind turbine noise and SODAR.

Entry requirements

PhD: 1st or upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree or equivalent or a relevant Postgraduate Diploma or Master�s degree. Master Level study by research: a 1st or upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree or equivalent.

Assessment methods

As a postgraduate research student at the University of Salford, you are required to meet a number of milestones in order to re-register for each year of study. These include: Learning agreement; annual progress report; self evaluation report; interim assessment; internal evaluation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 5,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 12,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time - 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 30 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 2 years
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

Key information

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