Studyportals
Master On Campus

Sound Design

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
Duration
25300 GBP/year
9700 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Sound Design programme offered by The University of Edinburgh 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.

Overview

Students in the Sound Design programme offered by The University of Edinburgh 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

Programme structure

You will learn through a research-methods course, via selections from an interdisciplinary menu of taught course options, and with supervision from a supervisory team active in your research area.

Programme Structure

  • You will learn through a research-methods course and selections from an interdisciplinary menu of course options, with supervision from an academic active in your research area.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant subject such as music, sound design, sonic arts, media arts, sound engineering, acoustics, film, animation or art/design, a research proposal and a portfolio introducing us to some recent work that you are proud of.
  • Your portfolio should include at least three pieces of work and can include a range of items such as an essay on sound, a small collection of sound recordings, performances or documentation of a sound-based project, such as an installation, film or animation.
  • Whatever you include, it should be your own work.  

Work experience

If you do not meet the academic entry requirements or if you do not have a sound-related degree, we may still consider your application if you have significant professional sound-related experience supported by a substantial portfolio. Please contact us to check before you apply.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees: 

  • Home - £4,850
  • International/EU - £12,650

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Sound Design
-
The University of Edinburgh

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!