Most employers expect you to have a degree-level qualification. Relevant subjects include:
Although it's possible to start with degrees in music technology or environmental science, you'll usually have to take a further course to acquire the skills needed by the acoustic industry. This might be an MSc in Acoustics or the Institute of Acoustics' Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), including English, maths and a science
- 2 or 3 A levels, including maths and physics