Music Production & Sound Engineering 

The new admissions cycle for September 2022 entry will open in October 2021, and we recommend you check back for updates to course information.

Here’s your chance to be part of a vibrant, exciting, and highly skilled industry that is growing and evolving very fast, where every day brings new challenges, problem solving, clients and experiences, the industry of Music Technology and events is far bigger than you thought!

The Foundation Diploma in Music Production & Sound Engineering is structured around providing industry experience through live briefs. These are based across disciplines such as events, studio practice and DAW computer-based production. All practical work is backed with a solid core of theoretical knowledge based in Computing, Music, Physics and Maths Principles.

During the course there are multiple live events where you will get the opportunity to be an engineer and technician, working as part of a large production team to execute high level outcomes for real life clients. As well as this, the course explores traditional computer music production, sound design and non-linear music for gaming. All of this is underpinned with studio practice, where using our studios to produce band, vocal, voice, foley and sound bank recordings will leave you with a comprehensive working knowledge of a professional studio.

Throughout the year, guest speakers and events such as Industry Week will allow you to add further value to your training and education in the Music sector, creating valuable networks and links.

How will I be assessed?

Entirely Coursework assessed

What do I need?

You will need to achieve 5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including grade 5 in English Language and/or English Literature

Where can it take me?

Either straight into employment of Higher Education, most students progress to a range of BSc, BA and BEng course at HE. Some of the potential job paths include Games Audio, Sound Design, DSP Engineer, Electronic Engineering, Product Design, Software Engineering, Events technician, live stound, Stage Rigging, Theatre, Performing Arts Technician, teaching and many more.

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