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University of Salford

Last Updated: Before 2011
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Acoustics, Audio and Video
Salford, M5 4WT
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 161 295 0000
Fax: +44 161 295 5427
Internet: http://www.acoustics.salford.ac.uk/

Type 4 Courses - Bachelors degree course (e.g. BS, BSc, BA, BMus)

Acoustics

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BSc (Hons)
Facilities: Anechoic chamber, 2x semi-anechoic chamber, transmission suite, reverberant chamber, IEC listening room, 4 post production studios & live rooms, MIDI suite
Exact Duration: 3 years
Emphasis: A broad based engineering acoustics degree with some bias towards electronic aspects of acoustics.
Fee: Please enquire
Internship/Work Placement: Possible between years 2 and 3
Validating Body: Institute of Acoustics
Contact Person: Jos Hirst

Audio Technology

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BSc (Honours)
Facilities: IEC Listening room, post production studios and live rooms, MIDI suite, anechoic chamber, 3xsemi-anechoic chamber, transmission suite, reverberant chamber
Exact Duration: 3 years
Emphasis: Aspects of engineering and applied science relevant to audio systems. The course produces technically competent graduates who are familiar with the manipulation of speech and music signals in production, recording, broadcast and reproduction.
Fee: Please enquire
Internship/Work Placement: Possible between years 2 and 3
Validating Body: Institute of Acoustics
Contact Person: Jos Hirst

Digital Broadcast Technology

Qualification Awarded on Completion: BSc (Honours)
Facilities: Video lab, Anechoic chamber, 3x semi-anechoic chamber, transmission suite, reverberant chamber, IEC listening room, studios, MIDI suite
Exact Duration: 3 years
Emphasis: Prepares students for a career in the dynamic and rapidly transforming world of broadcast
Fee: please enquire
Contact Person: Jos Hirst

Type 5 Courses - Masters Degree course (taught) (e.g. MS, MSc, MA, MEng)

Audio Acoustics

Qualification Awarded on Completion: MSc/PgDip
Facilities: Anechoic chamber, 3xsemi-anechoic chamber, transmission suite, reverberant chamber, IEC listening room, post production studios & live rooms, MIDI suite
Exact Duration: 1 year full time, 2-4 years part time
Emphasis: Available as distance learning. A postgraduate training opportunity for persons working or interested in those areas in which audio signals are generated for communication or entertainment.
Fee: Please enquire
Internship/Work Placement: none
Contact Person: Mark Avis

Audio Production

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Msc
Facilities: Studios, listening room, anechoic chambers
Exact Duration: 1 year
Emphasis: A mix of technology and production exploiting Mediacity:UK developments at Salford
Fee: please enquire
Contact Person: Jos Hirst

Environmental Acoustics

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Msc
Facilities: Anechoic chambers, reverberation chambers, listening room, studios
Exact Duration: 1 year
Emphasis: In-depth analytical treatment of engineering acoustics and its use in environmental noise measurement and control taught by world class researchers and practitioners
Fee: please enquire
Contact Person: Mark Avis

Professional Sound and Video Technology

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Msc
Facilities: Studios, listening room, anechoic chambers
Exact Duration: 1 year
Emphasis: Provides a set of specialist skills across a range of future media technologies, including 3D animation, broadcast standards, audio technology and production, social media and internet streaming of media content
Fee: please enquire
Contact Person: Jos Hirst

Type 6 Courses - Research degree course (e.g. MPhil, PhD)

MPhil or PhD by research

Qualification Awarded on Completion: MPhil/PhD
Facilities: Anechoic chamber, semi-anechoic chamber, transmission suite, reverberant chamber, listening room, 2 post production studios, MIDI suite
Exact Duration: 2 or 3 years fulltime, part time available
Emphasis: Signal processing and active control, architectural and building acoustics, environmental acoustics, long range propagation of blast noise.
Fee: please enquire
Validating Body: N/A
Contact Person: Y. W. Lam

 
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