University of Salford

University of Salford


The programme offers two pathways specialising in either audio acoustics or environmental acoustics. The audio acoustics pathway covers the generation, manipulation and reproduction of high quality audio signals and the rapidly expanding communication, entertainment and sound engineering industry. The environmental acoustics pathway provides you with the knowledge and skills to work in environmental acoustics, whether in consultancy, local/ central government or in research.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree in a numerate engineering or science discipline. All applicants must have a significant grounding in engineering mathematics. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. Students whose 1st langauge is not English require evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Mathematical acoustics; loudspeakers and perception; room acoustics and modelling; digital signal processing and electroacoustics; environmental noise; Master's project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through assignments. The project is assessed through a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for International students only).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgDip Part-time - 20 months
MSc Part-time - 32 months
MSc Distance learning - 32 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 295 4545