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IOA Acoustics and Noise Control Diploma

London South Bank University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Part Time Study Mode

  • £5200.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

The IOA Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control is widely recognised as the educational qualification of choice for professional practitioners in acoustics, noise and vibration. It can secure you a career in related disciplines, including environmental health, mechanical engineering, building services engineering, architecture, urban planning, health and safety and the music industry.

The Diploma provides sufficient specialist academic training to satisfy the educational requirements for membership of the Institute of Acoustics, the most highly regarded professional membership in the acoustics, noise and vibration industry. The Diploma has been taught since 1975 and is well-known for providing a high level training in acoustics and noise control.

The course runs part-time (one day a week, Thursday) over one academic year (Sept-Oct).  You'll have access to our extensive on-site and electronic library, as well as the Learning Resource Centre.

The IOA Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control is widely recognised as the educational qualification of choice for professional practitioners in acoustics, noise and vibration. It can secure you a career in related disciplines, including environmental health, mechanical engineering, building services engineering, architecture, urban planning, health and safety and the music...

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Course Content

The following five modules are available at LSBU:

  • General Principles of Acoustics (GPA)
  • Laboratory
  • Building Acoustics
  • Noise and Vibration control
  • Project

The GPA Module involves around 120 study hours including coursework and tutorials. Each Specialist Module is around 60 hours study time.

Successful completion of IOA Diploma exempts you from five out of eight modules of the LSBU MSc Environmental and Architectural Acoustics.

The following five modules are available at LSBU: General Principles of Acoustics (GPA) Laboratory Building Acoustics Noise and Vibration control Project The GPA Module involves around 120 study hours including coursework and tutorials. Each Specialist Module is around 60 hours study time. Successful...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Southwark Campus

Part Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£5200.00

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Entry Requirements

The standard entry requirement is a degree (or the equivalent experience and achievement) in a science or branch of engineering, or in a cognate discipline such as construction, sonic arts or environmental health.

Although the IOA Diploma is committed to maintaining academic rigour, it is also committed to an open access policy. If you lack the standard entry level then a qualification in an alternative discipline or substantial relevant professional experience may be an acceptable alternative, as long as you can demonstrate an appropriate level of study skills and baseline knowledge, particularly in mathematics and physics.

The course is considered to be to a postgraduate level. You should seek the advice of the course director if you are seeking non-standard entry.

If English is not your first language you will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency. The minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 19 in each individual component
    or equivalent

The standard entry requirement is a degree (or the equivalent experience and achievement) in a science or branch of engineering, or in a cognate discipline such as construction, sonic arts or environmental health. Although the IOA Diploma is committed to maintaining academic rigour, it is also committed to an open access policy. If you lack the standard entry level then a...

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