SCQF Level 6
Music & Sound Production

Course Overview
This course covers recording and production of all popular music genres including the technical support areas of sound engineering. You will learn the essentials of sound production including setting up the studio for a recording session microphone placement multitrack recording and mixing as well as creative production techniques.
What You Will Learn
  • Audio electronics
  • MIDI sequencing
  • Sound production techniques
  • Radio programme production
  • Creative project
  • Appreciation of music
  • Sound reinforcement
  • Technical support
  • Digital DJing
  • Synthesis and sampling
Entry Requirements
  • 2 qualifications at SCQF level 5 preferably in Music, Media or Computing
  • You should have core skills at SCQF level 4.
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • Project and assignment based
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
  • All applicants will be interviewed. you will be asked to bring a short portfolio of your work.
Progression And Articulation Routes
  • HND/ degree level study at Edinburgh College or University
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Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • 3/4
Course Cost And Funding Options
Course Delivery
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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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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