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Programmes

Sound and Music Computing

Master (2 years) of Sound and Music Computing, 120 ECTS
Engineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Aalborg, Copenhagen
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.studyguide.aau.dk/programmes/postgraduate/97903/

Description

As an engineer in Sound and Music Computing, you will become an important player in the new information society. Through a combination of practice and theory in subjects such as data modelling, signal processing, pattern recognition, sound technology and –perception, cognition and interactive systems, you will obtain a solid background in a fast growing field.

Annually, Denmark exports sound and music products for over €2 billion such as hearing aids, multimedia productions, music equipment, communication technology, hi-fi equipment, games development and measuring equipment, etc.

You will be trained to solve problems demanding deep technological insight as well as knowledge on the creative aspects and users. This combination makes the programme in Sound and Music Computing unique in Denmark, and competences in both the technical and creative area are much sought after.

Career Opportunities  

As MSc in Sound and Music Computing from Aalborg University, you will have a solid profile aimed at both the Danish and international markets.

Denmark has a long and proud tradition in sound and music computing, and Danish companies and their products are known all over the world. You may find employment in companies such as Bang & Olufsen (B&O), T-Rex Engineering, IO Interactive, Carl Martin, Dicentia, etc. Here, you will be working with development and test of programmes and equipment for sound processing (especially interactive), production of sound as well as new business opportunities and –concepts within sound and music.

About the Degree

The Master's Degree in Sound and Music Computing can be studied at Aalborg University's campuses in Aalborg and Copenhagen.

Admission  

In order to be accepted at the Sound and Music Computing programme at Aalborg University, you should have a bachelor’s within one of the following areas:
  • Medialogy from Aalborg University
  • Electronic Engineering and IT from Aalborg University
  • Internet Technologies and Computer Engineering from Aalborg University
  • Mechatronics from University of Southern Denmark
  • Interaction Design (BEng) from University of Southern Denmark
  • Information Technology (BEng) from Aarhus University
  • Electronic Engineering (BEng) from Aarhus University
Applicants with other backgrounds will receive individual evaluation by the Study Board of Media Technology. 

In addition, documentation is required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.
Read more about the language requirements of Aalborg University

Apply directly at Aalborg University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://ufm.dk/en/recognition

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.  

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01
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