University of Salford

Acoustics and Audio Engineering

This programme covers research in audio, environment, automotive, signal processing, materials, modelling and energy fields. Fields for acoustic PhD study include: three-dimensional sound reproduction and auralisation; absorbers for acoustics and noise control; acoustic simulation and modelling; acoustical engineering; archaeoacoustics; architectural acoustics; audio quality; audio signal processing; building acoustics including sound insulation; diffusers for auditoria and studios; environmental noise and vibration; metamaterials for acoustics; product design for sound quality; psychoacoustics for noise, music and other sounds; railway and tram noise and vibration; soundscapes; vibro-acoustics and NVH; wind turbine noise and SODAR.

Entry requirements

PhD: first or upper second class undergraduate degree or equivalent or a relevant Postgraduate Diploma or Master's degree. Master Level study by research: a first or upper second class undergraduate degree or equivalent.

Assessment methods

As a postgraduate research student at the University of Salford, you are required to meet a number of milestones in order to re-register for each year of study. These include: Learning agreement; annual progress report; self evaluation report; interim assessment; internal evaluation.

Fees

We are pleased to announce a 25% discount on your net fee if you are a University of Salford graduate.

International students welcome, please contact department for fees.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Research) Full-time £ 4,195 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc (Research) Part-time £ 2,098 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 Years
MPhil Full-time £ 4,195 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MPhil Part-time £ 2,098 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 Years
PhD Full-time £ 4,195 (Whole course) Home/EU 3 Years
PhD Part-time £ 2,098 (Whole course) Home/EU 5 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time 4,121 (Year 1) Home/EU 3 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time 2,065 (Year 1) Home/EU 5 5 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time 2,065 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time 4,121 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time 2,065 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time 4,121 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years

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