Audio Engineering at University of Derby - UCAS

There are other course options available which may have a different vacancy status or entry requirements – view the full list of options

Course summary

Drive the next generation of audio technology with the help of this distinctive masters programme. Underpinned by pioneering research, excellent teaching and first-rate facilities, our MSc Audio Engineering equips you with the skills and knowledge valued most by employers in the rapidly changing and dynamic field of audio engineering.

  • Hone your skills on a cutting-edge MSc programme developed in consultation with industry leaders
  • Gain up-to-the-minute knowledge in areas which are central to the needs of the sector, including audio electronics, live sound reinforcement, surround sound systems and software engineering
  • Prepare for high-level careers in the industry: our graduates have gone on to work for world- leading firms such as Bowers & Wilkins and MQA
  • Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, ranging from 3D multichannel sound rooms to a hemi-anechoic chamber
  • Be inspired by experienced and supportive lecturers who are renowned in the field and whose research even featured on Blue Planet II
  • Engage in your own cutting-edge research, with the chance to contribute to publications and international conferences
  • Hear from top industry professionals through fascinating guest lectures and master classes


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 method

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

Entry requirements

You will require: An appropriate undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science or Music Technology (2:2 or above) or an equivalent qualification. If English is not your first language, then you will need to hold IELTS 6.0 or above.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14700* Whole course
England £7850* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7850* Year 1
Scotland £7850* Year 1
Wales £7850* Year 1
International £14700* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Audio Engineering at University of Derby - UCAS