AUDIO ENGINEERING OVERVIEW

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If you dream of a career as an Audio Producer, Studio Engineer, Studio Manager, Mastering Engineer, Live Sound Technician, Radio Producer, or if you want to work as a Stage Technician or as a Post-Production Specialist for lm and television, this course is for you.

The Bachelor of Arts (Audio Production) focuses on teaching students the fundamentals of audio engineering and then developing their skills in a variety of fields, including live sound, recording, producing and post-production. You will be taught and mentored by experienced industry experts who are currently working as live sound technicians, producers, and post-production specialists. You will work with analogue and digital equipment in our cutting-edge facilities. You will master a variety of software and learn in small-sized classes so that you finish the degree with a wealth of hands-on experience.

Audio Engineering students also work closely with students from other courses to gain a well-rounded understanding of processes involved in the music industry.

This course can also be studied as part of the Bachelor of Arts (Audio Production) + Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) double degree.

Bachelor Degree

The Bachelor of Arts (Audio Production) will provide students with fundamentals of audio production across live sound, recording, producing and post-production and develops this knowledge to build strong practical skills and a portfolio of work for a career in the audio industry.

Throughout the Degree, you will:

  • Learn and perfect recording studio techniques;
  • Create professional-quality recordings;
  • Manage live audio production to a professional standard;
  • Work on industry projects alongside musicians and entertainment managers;
  • Develop specialist recording and post-production skills;
  • Explore new music and audio technologies.

FEE-HELP available to eligible students (no upfront fees), learn more at www.collarts.edu.au/faq

Admission and Intake

The Bachelor of Arts (Audio Production) is delivered at the Wellington Street and Brunswick Street Campuses and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited until 2023 (CRICOS Code 084559K). For admission criteriaclick here.

For intake datesduration and links to learn more about FEE-HELP, head to www.collarts.edu.au/faq

Diploma

The Diploma of Arts (Audio Production) will teach students the fundamentals of audio production across live sound, recording, producing and post-production. The diploma can be completed in two trimesters of full-time study and you have the opportunity to progress into the Bachelor Degree (subject to academic performance).

Throughout the Diploma, you will:

  • Learn recording studio techniques;
  • Create quality mixes;
  • Manage live audio production;
  • Collaborate with musicians and entertainment managers;
  • Understand the recording and post-production process;
  • Explore new music and audio technologies.

FEE-HELP available to eligible students (no upfront fees), learn more at www.collarts.edu.au/faq

Admission and Intake

The Diploma of Arts (Audio Production) is delivered at the Wellington Street and Brunswick Street Campuses and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework, accredited until 2022 (CRICOS Code 088016J). For admission criteria click here.

For intake datesduration and links to learn more about FEE-HELP, head to www.collarts.edu.au/faq

Admissions Requirements
 
ALL APPLICANTS: Applicants must undertake a 30 minute interview. During the interview we will ask you questions about your knowledge and experience within your field of interest as well as discuss your course choice with you. 
 
Diploma – Applicants are required to successfully complete VCAL, VCE, IB or state/international year 12 equivalent. If students have not completed the year 12 requirements, they must be at least 20 years of age. The diploma can be used as a pathway into the Bachelor degree. There is no ATAR minimum or subject requirements.
 
Bachelor – Applicants are required to successfully complete VCE, IB or state/international year 12 equivalent. VCAL students are not eligible for the Bachelor until they have successfully completed the diploma. If students have not completed the year 12 requirements, they must be at least 20 years of age. There is no ATAR minimum or subject requirements.
 
Course Intake Dates: We run 3 intakes throughout the year, February, May, and September. Please see our Course Dates page for more information.
 
How To Apply
 
Non-Year 12 applicants may apply directly on the website, and a Future Student Coordinator will be in touch to arrange an interview.
 
Year 12 applicants MUST apply through VTAC. VTAC opens in August each year. Place the appropriate Collarts course into one of your preferences and a Future Student Coordinator will be in touch to arrange an interview.

WHAT YOU’LL BE STUDYING

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COURSE OVERVIEW
RECORDING STUDIO TECHNIQUES
LIVE SOUND REINFORCEMENT
POST PRODUCTION
AUDIO THEORY
INDUSTRY AWARENESS

SOFTWARE PARTNERSHIPS

Collarts Music Production is an associate and partner with the following software, using the programs throughout the duration of the course:

Audio ers

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