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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.

Encompassing almost all aspects of modern society, from automotive design to improving medical imaging, acoustical engineering uses science and design to control sound and vibration.

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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Explore some of our acoustical engineering facilities, including the anechoic and reverberation chambers

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Explore some of the facilities used by our undergraduate Acoustical Engineering students

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Taught at the world-leading Institute of Sound and Vibration Research
Students have access to our state-of-the-art engineering facilities
97% are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduation (DLHE 2015/16 - 2016/17)

Sound recording was my first passion but the more I looked into the courses available at university, the more I realised I wanted to focus on science and engineering. When I found out about Acoustical Engineering, I knew that was the best choice for me.

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