Comments about MSc Acoustics & Music Technology - At the institution - Edinburgh - Scotland
The aims of the programme are: * to provide a broadly based, scientifically oriented foundation in the area of music, acoustics and audio technology; * to develop skills in research, computation, design and analytical problem-solving; * to create a multidisciplinary learning environment that will prepare the student for careers in which a strong understanding of music/audio technology is required; * to develop an ability to appreciate, understand and develop the creative potential of sound design. The emphasis of this programme is on science and technology in the context of musical and multimedia applications.
Entry Requirements Normally a UK 2:1 honours degree in a science, electronic or music-related subject or its equivalent if outside the UK. Other degree subjects and non-standard qualifications may also be acceptable if combined with appropriate professional experience.
MSc Acoustics & Music Technology
Students who successfully complete this cross-disciplinary programme will develop skills in the area of music, acoustics and audio technology. Graduates will have a thorough understanding of the appropriate technologies and the science underlying them, as well as an understanding of their role in a wider creative arts environment.
How You Will Be Taught
The MSc is a 12-month full-time programme, taught by a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical work. Courses are assessed through a combination of report submissions and written examinations. In the final three months each student carries out an individual project, which is assessed by submission of a dissertation.