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Acoustics and Music Technology

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

This challenging multidisciplinary programme will help you develop the necessary scientific skills and creative mindset to design the music tools of tomorrow. You will explore how modern technologies are driving a revolution in the way that sound is created, manipulated, and transmitted.

The programme is designed for students with a strong background in maths and physics, who are fascinated by the interplay of science, technology, and music.

The world of modern acoustics and music technology demands graduates with both deep technical knowledge and creativity, who are able to work across multiple disciplines. This programme emphasises excellence in subjects that underpin the field, such as physics, computer programming, and audio signal processing.

These are combined with studies in sound recording, architectural acoustics, creative music technology, sound design, and a range of further options in music and beyond, challenging you to invent the future of acoustics and music technology.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AAAB (minimum) but typically AABB (first sitting) including Maths at A (or Advanced Higher at B) and Physics plus English at National 5 at C.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including Maths at A (or Advanced Higher at B) and Physics plus English at National 5 at C. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BMus Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

W351

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

History, Classics and Archaeology

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Area

Performing Arts

Career Sectors

Arts Administration

Community Arts

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