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Diploma of Music Industry

(Studio and Live Sound Production) CUA50815

Overview

Get on track to make serious noise in the audio industry.

SAE offers you a unique, internationally accredited qualification through hands-on training with the Diploma of Music Industry.

Advance your theoretical knowledge of mixing, post-production, live sound reinforcement and the professional considerations of working in the industry. Explore the fundamentals of digital audio workstation (DAW) operations and develop your practical skills in the production of live sound, studio sound, and post-production. Students will truly be mixing it with the industry's best.

This course is a career pathway to higher education. Upon completion, you have the option to transfer into our Bachelor of Audio.


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Graduate roles may include

  • Live sound engineer (music)
  • Live sound engineer (theatre)
  • Production assistant
  • Mix engineer
  • Venue coordinator
  • Client liaison
  • Promoter
  • OB engineer

 


 Industry Associations & Partners

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QUALIFICATION

CUA50815 Diploma of Music Industry

  • Adelaide

Course

Diploma of Music Industry (Studio and Live Sound Production)

Recording
In this course you will learn all the skills and concepts to record and produce bands in a variety of genres. Learning signal flow on a large format analog console and the microphone techniques used in commercial recordings you will be recording several productions as part of your course.

Mixing
Mixing will also form a integral part of your learning experience and we will illustrate both in the box and mixing on a analog console. 

MIDI
Ableton basics and midi programming with virtual instruments, synthesis and sound design will help you incorporate interesting sonic flavour into any type of production.

Live Sound
Both front-of-house and monitors are covered in their own modules to ensure that you understand and will be able to work an a variety of stages from small venues to large-scale festivals.

Post Production
Post Production or Sound for screen is a exciting area of our Industry that includes sound design, location recording and foley work. We will show you how the film industry works with Audio and how amazing 'monster' sounds are created!

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Careers

GRADUATE DESTINATIONS

  • Mix engineer
  • Live sound engineer (music)
  • Live sound engineer (theatre)
  • Production assistant
  • OB engineer
  • Venue coordinator
  • Client liaison
  • Recording artist
  • Electronic musician
  • Music and dialogue editor
  • Location recordist
  • Promoter
  • Studio assistant
  • Audio post production engineer

Modules

Diploma of Music Industry (Studio and Live Sound Production)
VIEW MODULE DESCRIPTIONS
Trimester 1
Creative IndustryIntroduction to MixingStudio RecordingDAW Operation & Digital Audio
Trimester 2
MIDIStudio ProductionLive Sound MonitorsLive Sound Front Of House
Trimester 3
Sound DesignSound for ScreenMusic IndustryAdvanced DAW Operation and Mixing
  • Discipline Unit

Skills and Outcomes

The course is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge in sound production including:

  • Analogue and digital console theory and practice
  • Multi-track recording
  • Microphone theory and techniques
  • Signal processing and effects
  • Mixing techniques
  • Signal flow
  • Live Sound
  • Monitoring systems
  • Post Production
  • Workplace safety

For more information about SAE's assessment policy, click here:
Student Assessment - Policy

Trimester 1
Creative Industry
Introduction to Mixing
Studio Recording
DAW Operation & Digital Audio
Trimester 2
MIDI
Studio Production
Live Sound Monitors
Live Sound Front Of House
Trimester 3
Sound Design
Sound for Screen
Music Industry
Advanced DAW Operation and Mixing
  • Discipline Unit

Skills and Outcomes

The course is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge in sound production including:

  • Analogue and digital console theory and practice
  • Multi-track recording
  • Microphone theory and techniques
  • Signal processing and effects
  • Mixing techniques
  • Signal flow
  • Live Sound
  • Monitoring systems
  • Post Production
  • Workplace safety

For more information about SAE's assessment policy, click here:
Student Assessment - Policy

Key Info

  • DURATION(S):

    3 Trimesters

  • INTAKES:

    Feb 2018

  • NEXT INTAKE:

    Enrol By: 05 Feb 2018

    Start Date: 05 Feb 2018

    End Date: N/A

  • COURSE TYPE:

    VET Diploma

Entry requirements

Applicants for VET diploma courses must satisfy one of the following minimum entry criteria:

  1. Provide a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education that has been awarded by an agency or authority of a State of Territory for the student’s completion of year 12; OR
  2. Provide evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English); OR
  3. Achieve an Exit Level 3 or higher in literacy and numeracy in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) as demonstrated in the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) as well as an Alternative Entry meeting with an SAE representative. 

For more information on Alternative Entry for a VET Diploma Course, please read the Student Entry Procedures –  Vocational Education & Training (VET) Courses  or contact your campus directly for more information.

Fees and Payments

Payment options: VET Student Loans, or upfront trimester instalments.

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