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Course summary

The Reid School of Music offers an exciting research environment that combines the theory, history, composition and practice of music with the scientific study of sound. This programme is aimed at those with considerable practical experience of sonic art, electronic composition or sound design who wish to pursue further study by researching a particular area of these fields. Students will engage richly and creatively with the social, cultural, technical and theoretical aspects of one or more of the following:

  • Sound design
  • Sonic art
  • Digital composition and performance
  • Digital audio and media technology
  • Creative coding for sound


See our website for detailed programme information.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.

Fees and funding

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Sound Design at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS