SCQF Level 5
Music & Sound Production

Course Overview
If you have some experience as a sound engineer or in using music software and would like to study at college then this course is a good starting point. You will be given the opportunity to increase your skills while learning about many aspects of the music and sound production industry.
What You Will Learn
  • Creative Project 
  • Appreciation of Music 
  • MIDI Sequencing 
  • Aural Skills 
  • Keyboard Skills 
  • Sound Engineering and Production 
  • Basic Music Performance 
  • Composing Skills 
  • Core Skills
Entry Requirements
  • Core skills at SCQF level 4 
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • Assessment is ongoing throughout the course
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • Applicants may be interviewed
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Successful students can progress to SCQF level 6 (BTEC level 3) courses in sound production or music.
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Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • usually 3
Course Cost And Funding Options
Course Delivery
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MIDLOTHIAN x x x x x
MILTON RD x x x x x
SIGHTHILL x x x x x
OUTREACH x x x x x
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Edinburgh College's Music Department is fortunate to have a large and diverse Staff group, each one of whom has extensive experience of working in the industry.

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