At SAE we provide audio and music makers with the skills, equipment, mentorship, and connections to turn ideas into realities.
SAE audio coursesFrom certificates through to postgraduate degrees, you'll find an audio course to meet your career goals.
Why study Audio with SAE
Collaborative project-based learning.We're output focused and are much more interested in developing your craft, than an exam score. That's why at SAE you'll be in the studio in small classes working on industry-based projects, You'll have opportunities to collaborate virtually and on-campus with songwriters, designers, game developers, filmmakers and animators.
Aldo Arechar"Getting to meet other creatives [at SAE] who had other passions was very satisfying, as we were then able to collaborate on music and other projects." SAE Alumni | Current Job: Hans Zimmer's Remote Control Productions company in LA
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Expert spotlight: Adrian CarrollAdrian has extensive experience in record production, radio and video post-production. Specialising in voice recording he has produced international voice-over artists including Tom Baker, Penelope Keith, Nigel Planer, Whoopi Goldberg, Richard O’Brien and a host of others. Adrian Carroll | Audio / Music lecturer
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Leah McKweon"Sound editor Duncan Campbell was so impressed with the skills I’d learnt at SAE - which is what prompted him to recommend me as a sound assistant at Artisan Post Group.” SAE Alumni | Current Job: Sound Editor
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Studio Engineer Music Producer Sound Editor Game Audio Specialist Staging Crew Audio/Visual Technician Sound Designer Live Sound Engineer/Operator Radio Broadcasting
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Is Audio for you?
We have outlined some considerations and suitability recommendations to consider before you study Audio at SAE.
- a strong sense of creativity and imagination
- a willingness and ability to collaborate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including industry practitioners
- have technical, computer and software skills
- have critical thinking and problem-solving skills
- adaptability to changing technologies and industry trends
- possess an interest in the societal, ethical and cultural factors influencing creative industries
- a willingness to devote up to 10 hours per week for every 10 credit points you study. This will allow for scheduled classes, personal study and project work.
- a keen interest in studio sound, live sound production, acoustics, sound design or sound for film
- the ability to perceive, analyse, interpret and respond to audio elements
- a basic understanding of audio genres, styles, and techniques.