Acoustics is the science of sound and embraces all aspects of the generation, transmission, propagation, and possible effects on humans, incl. how the sound is perceived. This master's programme provides students with classical and modern aspects of physical acoustics, psycho-acoustics, and electro-acoustics. Methods within signal processing, psychometry, building and room acoustics, tests of human hearing and perception are all integral disciplines in the programme, enabling a contemporary understanding and utilisation of the newest sound and audio technology.
The programme at Aalborg University provide students with a broad background in Acoustics and Audio Technology, with options for involvement in our research activities. Students will have access to facilities of a very high standard, incl. anechoic rooms, standard listening rooms, listening cabins, audiometry room, infrasound chamber, an auditory virtual reality workbench, and high quality measurement equipment and signal processing equipment.
Many foreign (and Danish) students have followed one or all semesters of our master's programme in Acoustics since 1997. Their interest and general success worldwide encourages us to continue and expand the programme, most recently with a revision in 2011.
Graduates of Acoustics and Audio Technology at Aalborg University pursue careers in consulting, development and research engineering in various fields of acoustics in the industry for sound and audio products, for instance:
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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Students with a bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent can apply to the master's programme in Acoustics and Audio Technology at Aalborg University. Applicants with other bachelor's degrees (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Media Technology, etc.) will be subject to individual evaluation. Proficiency in English is a prerequisite.
Please make sure you send your application form and further documentation via post to the International Office by the required deadline.
Furthermore please note the official language requirements for international students applying to Aalborg University are:
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