Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Are you passionate about sound and its role in new media? Look no further than our Sound Design MSc programme! This interdisciplinary programme delves into various aspects of sound, including film sound, game audio design, sound installation, and more. With a strong focus on practical skills, you'll gain the knowledge and understanding to excel in both commercial and experimental sound design. Our state-of-the-art facilities, including production studios and 360 audio mixing spaces, provide the perfect environment for hands-on learning. Graduates go on to work in theatre, TV, video games, and pursue creative paths as freelance artists. Join us and unlock your sonic potential!

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Programme description

If you've studied sound or music technology at university, been working in sound professionally, or if you've been experimenting with sound as a composer, designer, sound artist or engineer and are looking for a way to develop your voice, this programme may be for you.

We balance challenging practical project work with theoretical study and this creates an inspiring and motivating work environment. We also run an annual festival of experimental electronic music called Dialogues, which students often participate in.

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.

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Where is University of Edinburgh
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