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Acoustical Engineering

Acoustical engineers are in great demand in almost every field of engineering, whether they are creating better-sounding concert halls, superior sound reproduction systems, clearer ultrasound scans or quieter aeroplanes.


Acoustical engineering is is the application of acoustics - the science of sound and vibration - in technology. It has broad applications across most aspects of society, from automotive design to improving medical imaging.

Our courses will provide you with a specialist knowledge of sound, vibration, and their human effects, together with a core knowledge of mechanical engineering.

BEng Acoustical Engineering

BEng Acoustical Engineering

Study the fundamentals of mechanical engineering with specialist training in their application in sound, vibration and human effects

BSc Acoustics with Music

BSc Acoustics with Music

Combine an interest in sound and technology with musical studies, for a broad-based education in both fields

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