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Architectural Science (Audio and Acoustics)

University of Sydney

18 months
41000 AUD/year
27500 AUD/year
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The Architectural Science (Audio and Acoustics) program at the University of Sydney will give you a solid foundation in the design, measurement and theory of audio and acoustics. You will gain a deep understanding of how sound shapes our experience of communication, entertainment, and spatial awareness, opening up a diversity of career paths. 


The Architectural Science (Audio and Acoustics) program at the University of Sydney will help you to combine aesthetic sound design, new media, sound recording and system design with acoustic engineering, computer modelling and psychology. You will build on a foundational understanding of the broader aspects of design science (including illumination, building services, sustainable design and indoor environment quality), with access to the School of Architecture’s world-class facilities.

A broad range of subjects enables you to choose units on specialised knowledge of audio technology and acoustical science. You can extend your coursework-based learning with a research project, and benefit from a diverse offering of electives in recording and sound production.  

The field of Architectural Science is enjoying rapid and exciting technological innovations. Through interdisciplinary access to our leading academic researchers and laboratories, our program emphasises the knowledge and critical thinking skills that will enable students to adapt to—and lead—future changes in our built environment.

Career Pathways

You will graduate with a specialist education in audio and acoustics that could lead to career opportunities in audio production, system design and environmental acoustic consulting. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Audio Production 
  • Digital Audio Systems
  • Architectural and Audio Acoustics
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Sound Design for New Media
  • Audio Systems and Measurement
  • Building Acoustics and Noise Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 082896J 
  • A successful applicant for admission to the Master in Architectural Science will have a bachelor's degree or possess experience which is considered to demonstrate the knowledge and aptitude required to undertake the course.
  • Applicants without the above requirement may be eligible for the Graduate Certificate, and apply to upgrade through the Diploma and Masters level by maintaining a credit average throughout the degree.
  • This program can be taken with a secondary stream in combination with another Architectural Science Program. To undertake a double degree, the core units from the secondary degree are generally taken as the electives in the primary degree.
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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    27500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27500 AUD per year during 18 months.


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