Full-time - 1 Year; Part-time - 2 Years
This course has evolved from those running successfully for more than 35 years and offers experience of most fields of acoustics whilst still allowing for specialisation in areas of particular interest. It is suitable for environmental health officers, technicians, acoustic consultants, building services engineers, environmental test engineers and audio sound engineers.
The course can be used as a conversion course for those who have no previous acoustics experience, while still being invaluable to those with previous knowledge. There is emphasis towards applied acoustics, relevant to
Individual units can be taken separately as part of continuing professional development. For the MSc course the project enables investigation of an area of interest in considerable depth; the topic and scope of the project are selected with the guidance of an academic supervisor.
Practical work is an essential part of the course giving direct experience of modern measurement equipment and techniques.
To apply for a Taught Masters postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (Paper) or 237 (Computer) or 90 (Internet)
- Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto, average 6.0-6.9 (old grading system), or 1.5 in new grading system
For Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree or equivalent. For some Postgraduate Diplomas alternative qualifications are accepted along with relevant work experience. The University considers each application on its merits and is prepared to admit candidates who can demonstrate they have reached the normal entry requirements on the basis of prior experiential learning.
Measurement and control of sound
Subjective and environmental acoustics
Energy engineering project
Thermal environment, acoustics and lighting
The course reflects the diversity of the acoustics industry and attracts students from a range of backgrounds, mostly environmental health, science or engineering. The training provided in acoustics is also particularly relevant to noise consultancy and the environmental and occupational health professions. One or two outstanding students per year go on to undertake research on our PhD programme.
Student membership of the Institute of Acoustics is offered.
Chartered Engineer status is offered through theInstitute of Acoustics or the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.
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