The mission of the SMC Master is to train the professionals that will push forward the sound and music technologies of the new information society. By combining practical and theoretical approaches in topics such as computational modeling, audio engineering, perception, cognition, and interactive systems, the program gives the scientific and technological background needed to start a research or professional career. This program trains the students on the technologies for the analysis, description, synthesis, transformation and production of sound and music, and on the technologies and processes that support sound and music creation.