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Engineering Acoustics 

Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
15000 EUR/year
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The Engineering Acoustics programme at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) covers a wide range of topics within acoustics—including the fundamentals of sound propagation, advanced measurement techniques, and understanding and modelling of the normal and impaired human hearing system. 

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Engineering acoustics is an exciting research area focusing on multidisciplinary studies of sound and vibration phenomena.

One of the fundamentals of sound is that it is always perceived by someone, which is why MSc graduates in Engineering Acoustics have a direct influence on people’s lives—be it by improving speech intelligibility for the hearing impaired, reducing hazardous noise levels in residential areas and working environments, or improving the sound reproduction from a loudspeaker system. 

The Engineering Acoustics programme attracts students from all over the world seeking to expand their knowledge of acoustics and become experts in the field. This means that you will be part of an international study environment with focus on exciting interdisciplinary studies of sound and vibration phenomena.

Study programme focus

The MSc Engineering Acoustics programme at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)  thus offers a large number of courses dealing with human hearing and reaction to sound, acoustic measurement methods, electroacoustic systems, architectural acoustics, environmental acoustics, and noise and vibration control.

The choice of courses in the students’ individual study plan offers a high degree of flexibility. Therefore, you have every opportunity to design your own study programme and career by choosing from the wide range of courses offered at DTU.

Career opportunities

You can pursue a career with manufacturing companies, firms of engineering consultants, research institutions, and universities. Our graduates have found jobs with:

  • Bang & Olufsen
  • Dynaudio
  • Dali
  • DPA Microphones
  • G.R.A.S.
  • Bruel & Kjær
  • Oticon
  • Widex
  • GN Resound
  • Grontmij
  • COWI
  • Rambøll
  • Lloyds Register ODS
  • Ecophon
  • Interacoustics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Acoustics and Noise Control
  • Acoustic signal processing
  • Acoustic Communication
  • Technology, economics, management and organisation (TEMO)
  • Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship
  • Electroacoustic Transducers and Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students with a Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent), in natural science or technology, obtained at an internationally recognized university, are eligible for enrolment, if they comply with the following academic requirements.
  • The bachelor degree must be less than 10 years old.
  • The individual MSc Eng programme states in detail which bachelor programmes qualify and whether applicants have to complete supplementary educational activities.
  • Requirements for supplementary educational activities can equate to up to 30 ECTS credits and are specified in the form of a list of courses under the individual MSc Eng programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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