University of Portsmouth

School of Creative Technologies

MSc Computational Sound



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Computational Sound

Format: Campus

Program Description:

About this course >> This course provides a new learning opportunity for those wishing to develop highly-focused skills in ‘creative computing’, specifically the design and application of digital music systems and software to create digital music content or musical-based artefacts. It is project-based, allowing you to define the focus of your work, whilst we provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional practice. Experience >> On this course you can: • Design and develop software, hardware, networks for a project of your choice • Use our fully equipped sound/music studios and multimedia labs providing access to our high-spec computing facilities • Have the opportunity to engage in real-world, client-based research Opportunities >> This course is ideal if you have a computing background and wish to develop specific skills that would enable you to enter a wide range of professional fields as an audio specialist. Here are some routes our graduates have pursued: • sound design • sound editing • multimedia application • computer programming • web development


1 Year (Full Time); 2 Years (Part-Time)

International Student Requirements:

Predominantly English-speaking applicants have no requirements. For all other applicants – English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

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