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Acoustics and Audio Technology

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

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Aalborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Acoustics and Audio Technology is a two year master programme with problem based learning, group work and each semester a new supervised project. As a students of the programme you are given a broad background in Acoustics and Audio Technology, with options for involvement in the research activities of Aalborg University.

You 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. 

The curriculum covers such subjects as Human sound perception and audio engineering, Fundamentals of acoustics and electro-acoustics, Architectural and Environmental Acoustics and Applied experimental psychology and psychophysics.

Read whole curriculum here

Career Opportunities  

Candidates pursue careers in consulting, development and research engineering in various fields of acoustics in the industry for sound and audio products, for instance:
  • Loudspeakers
  • Hearing aids
  • Mobile phones
  • Audio equipment
  • Measurement equipment.


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 degrees (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Media Technology, etc.) will be subject to individual evaluation. Proficiency in English is a prerequisite.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level.

Read 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 AAU directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education  

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


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

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| Non EU/EAA/Swiss applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn| EU/EAA/Swiss applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01


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