University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Acoustical Engineering

This course covers aspects of engineering acoustics, structural dynamics, applied digital signal processing, biomedical signal processing and human effects of sound and vibration. It is taught at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR), a world-leading centre for acoustical engineering. No prior knowledge of acoustics is required.

Entry requirements

First or upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in engineering, science or mathematics.

Applicants with a lower-second class Bachelor's honours degree are considered only if evidence can be provided for the development of skills and capabilities beyond the degree, such as 2-years of relevant and appropriate work experience and training.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

Academic press offer a £1,500 bursary: essay competition; reduced fees scholarships for well qualified students.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
023 8059 5500