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CUA50815

Diploma of Music Industry

(Studio Production)

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 recording and mixing while following 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 studio sound. Students will truly be mixing it with the industry's best. This program offers you a chance to collaborate with your peers and be a part of a large community of budding audio engineers through SAE's worldwide network.

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

 

 

  • Production assistant
  • Mix engineer
  • OB engineer

 

 

 

 


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QUALIFICATION

CUA50815 Diploma of Music Industry

  • Adelaide

Course

Diploma of Music Industry (Studio 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.

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

Careers

GRADUATE DESTINATIONS

  • Mix engineer
  • Production assistant
  • OB engineer
  • Electronic musician
  • Music and dialogue editor
  • Studio assistant
  • Audio post production engineer

Modules

Diploma of Music Industry (Studio Production)
VIEW MODULE DESCRIPTIONS
Trimester 1
Capturing SoundDAW EditingPrinciples of MusicAudio Mixing Essentials
The Recording StudioThe Recording Studio (Part B)Production ProcessProduction Process (Part B)
Trimester 2
Audio BusinessAudio Business (Part B)Critical ListeningCritical Listening (Part B)
Music ProductionMusic Production (Part B)Production ProjectProduction Project (Part B)
  • Discipline Unit
  • Discipline Specialisation 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
  • Post Production
  • Workplace safety

For more information about SAE's assessment policy, check out the Policy page here

Trimester 1
Capturing Sound
DAW Editing
Principles of Music
Audio Mixing Essentials
The Recording Studio
The Recording Studio (Part B)
Production Process
Production Process (Part B)
Trimester 2
Audio Business
Audio Business (Part B)
Critical Listening
Critical Listening (Part B)
Music Production
Music Production (Part B)
Production Project
Production Project (Part B)
  • Discipline Unit
  • Discipline Specialisation 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
  • Post Production
  • Workplace safety

For more information about SAE's assessment policy, check out the Policy page here

Key Info

  • DURATION(S):

    2 Trimesters

  • INTAKES:

    Feb 2020

    May 2020

    Sep 2020

  • NEXT INTAKE:

    Enrol By: 20 Feb 2020

    Trimester Start: 03 Feb 2020

    Trimester End: 01 May 2020

  • 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

Diploma of Music Production

In addition to the above requirements, students wishing to enrol in the Music Production Diploma will also be invited to participate in an interview and audition process. This process will help to establish underlying music skills and knowledge as well as program suitability. Remote interviews can be arranged for international students. Students can submit a portfolio of work as an alternative to the audition.

Portfolios may include;

  • Links to your music or musical performances Youtube, Soundcloud etc.
  • Links to online portfolio pages
  • Statement providing an overview of existing skills and knowledge in music production, including examples from senior secondary music classes, AMEB & CPM certification, appointment in school orchestra’s or bands etc.

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

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