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:
Digital composition and performance
Digital audio and media technology
Creative coding for sound
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.
- 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.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesDesign Music View 265 other Masters in Music in United Kingdom
- 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.
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.
International25300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9700 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Home - £4,850
- International/EU - £12,650
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.