London South Bank University

Course Introduction

Overview

Our professionally focused degree gives you direct experience of modern measurement equipment and techniques. We've been offering courses in Acoustics for over 35 years, and house the best facilities in the South-East of England, including a full-size reverberant and anechoic chambers, as well as an exceptionally well equipped laboratory, featuring the very latest instrumentation and technology. This course meets the educational requirements for membership of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA). Membership can provide you with contacts and networking opportunities, so it's a good platform on which to build your career. It is also accredited by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

Employability

This course can be used as a conversion course for maths, physics, architecture, engineering or audio technology graduates. It's also suitable for professionals from fields such as music production and technology, engineering, environmental health, and many others. Over the past decade a very high proportion our students have found employment in an acoustics related industry, and one or two outstanding students per year go on to undertake research on our sponsored PhD programme.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have a Bachelor degree equivalent to UK 2:2 in a relevant subject. Applications are also welcomed from those without the required qualifications that possess the life/work skills that would make them suitable to study at this level. Those applicants holding an Institute of Acoustics Diploma will be exempted from the appropriate taught units.
  • International entry requirements: Students should have a Bachelor degree equivalent to UK 2:2 in a relevant subject. Applications are also welcomed from those without the required qualifications that possess the life/work skills that would make them suitable to study at this level. Those applicants holding an Institute of Acoustics Diploma will be exempted from the appropriate taught units. Students whose first language is not English need an IELTS score of minimum 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component.