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Audio Engineering

This programme has been developed in consultation with leading members of industry to ensure you'll develop the skills and knowledge valued most by employers in the field of audio engineering. To do this we have developed the course in consultation with leading organisations in the field and have identified the areas of audio electronics, live sound reinforcement, surround sound systems and software engineering as central to the needs of the industry. You'll have the opportunity to learn and research in state of the art facilities including 3D multichannel sound rooms, live event production spaces and fully-equipped analogue and digital electronics laboratories

Entry requirements

An appropriate undergraduate degree in engineering, science or music technology (2.2 or above) or an equivalent qualification. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 or above.

Course modules

Modules: research methods: application and evaluation; audio electronics; audio innovation; live sound system design and optimisation; independent engineering scholarship; advanced surround systems; audio software engineering; negotiated technical modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework involves individual and group assignments, all with a focus on real-world applications.


You will gain 180 credits in total to complete the full MA or MSc. If you are studying part time you will normally complete your studies over two or three years, depending on the course structure.

Please note that all fees may be subject to annual increase.

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