Study Acoustics, Audio and Sound at Salford

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Engineer a better sounding world

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 every day, often in ways we don’t fully realise or understand. From headphone moments and live gigs to noisy cities, 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'll want to hear about, read on and discover how you can engineer a better sounding world.

Explore our acoustics, audio and sound-based degree courses

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

Looking to start your studies in September 2022? Use the UCAS links below to apply now.

BEng (Hons) Acoustical and Audio Engineering

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

Looking to start your studies in September 2022? Use the UCAS links below to apply now.

BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production

BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production with Professional Experience

THE SALFORD EXPERIENCE ACOUSTICS, AUDIO AND SOUND

For over 60 years, we've pioneered acoustics teaching and research to develop new knowledge, noise legislation and commercial audio products. Now we're ready to prepare you for a career where you can engineer a better sounding world.

Come and explore why the University of Salford is the best place in the UK to study acoustics, audio and sound.

Start your journey with an Open Day

Get closer to studying acoustics audio and sound, explore our labs and meet the course team. Sign up for our next campus Open Day on Saturday 8 October 2022.

Immersive learning. Research-led. Industry-focused.

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Follow a practical, hands-on curriculum shaped by industry and informed by our world-class acoustics research

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Benefit from live briefs, guest lectures and real-world challenges as you build your knowledge and shape career-ready skills

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Learn using the same advanced listening rooms, editing suites and reverberation chambers used by our industry partners and researchers

CAMPUS LIFE. BIG CITY BUZZ

University life is not just about what you study - where you study matters too.

Our amazing location blends the beauty of our parkland campus with the buzz of central Manchester on our doorstep - not to mention great transport links to explore the North West. 

This winning combination makes Salford a great study destination. Come and take a look.

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