University of York

University of York

Audio and Music Technology

The MSc in Audio and Music Technology is a one-year full-time taught programme for graduates who wish to enhance their skills to go on to a career or further research in the varied fields of audio processing, and acoustic analysis as it relates to speech, singing and music and room/environmental acoustics, interactive music and audio applications, voice analysis and synthesis, audio programming and other music technology related areas. The programme draws on the knowledge and expertise of our Audio Lab. There is a particular emphasis on practical application of theoretical aspects of audio signal processing and acoustic analysis and the programme also helps students to develop other skills such as critical analysis and evaluation, synthesis of theory and practice, creative problem-solving, design and implementation and oral and written communication skills.

Entry requirements

Applicants require the equivalent of a 2.1 Honours degree or above from a university recognised by the University of York.

Course modules

Modules include: Audio signals and psychoacoustics; iOS programming for audio; personal professional practitioner; project development or industrial project; research project. Optional modules: analysis and programming: audio technology.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 20,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 324485