Explore a range of careers in acoustics and audio, and discover degree courses that can get you there.

Create a better sounding world

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Close your eyes. Listen. Those noises and vibrations that you hear and feel are part of acoustics – the science of sound.

We come into contact with acoustics and audio every day, often in ways don’t fully realise or understand. From headphone moments and live gigs to the vibrations of our transport to tranquil homes, sound – good or bad – makes a difference to our wellbeing.

By studying the fascinating field of acoustics and audio, you can explore how sound is created, shaped and managed. With exciting careers you will want to hear about, read on and see how you can create a better sounding world.

Acoustics and Audio in Action


Everyday we experience sound and noise at different levels. The decibels (db) of a sound can impact your daily life.

If you want to learn more about how the study of audio and acoustics can help to improve our quality of life and create a better sounding world, we invite you to explore the sound around you.


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Study Acoustics and Audio with Salford

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At the University of Salford, we're passionate about bringing more skilled professionals into audio and acoustics. If you're ready to create a better sounding world, make Salford your next step.

For over 60 years, we've pioneered acoustics study and research to develop new knowledge, noise legislation and commercial audio products.

We've developed a range of degree courses where you can explore the science of sound, vibration and its human impact, and prepare for a future career.

Experience industry-led teaching, using world-class laboratories and facilities that have tested noise and vibration of famous products and equipment. Be inspired by industry guest lectures and engage in live projects.

Come and explore how to gain the knowledge and skills for a future career in acoustics and audio.

Acoustic, audio and sound-based degree courses at Salford

Acoustical and Audio Engineering

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Acoustics study blends the physics of sound with the psychology of how people react to noise and vibration. 

Get into this fascinating field with one of our Acoustical and Audio Engineering degrees. 

Explore our acoustical and audio degree courses:

BEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering

BEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering with Foundation Year

MEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering

Sound Engineering and Production

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Sound engineers shape how we perceive live and recorded sound.

Develop advanced professional knowledge and studio skills to the highest standard with our Sound Engineering and Production degree.

Explore our Sound Engineering and Production degree courses:

BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production

BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production with Professional Experience