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Acoustics

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).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 32 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 32 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 32 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 32 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 20 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 20 months

Campus details

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

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