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Diploma of Music Industry

(Electronic Music Production) CUA50815

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.

Begin your career in sound design, music production and DJing using industry-standard hardware and software. Get hands-on from day one in this exciting, new and highly practical course that specialises in electronic music production. Be a part of a large community of budding electronic music producers 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

  • Electronic Music Producer
  • Remixer
  • Recording Artist
  • DJ
  • Electronic Musician
  • Jingle Writer
  • Sound effects producer
 

 


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  • Adelaide

Course

Diploma of Music Industry (Electronic Music Production)

Music Production
Music Production is the main focus of this course and you will be producing several different tracks during the course. All different genres and production techniques will be covered to ensure you can make the sound you have always wanted to achieve.

No matter what your musical tastes are are well will show you the tools and techniques you will need to make your music sound the way you’ve always wanted it to sound.  You will produce several of your own during the course.

Performance
Music performance is a integral part of the modern producers creative cycle, and we will show you how to get your tracks performance ready as well as how to incorporate hardware and controllers to help you put your personal touch on your performance.

Mixing
We will provide you with mixing techniques that will enable you to lift the sound quality of your tracks to the level of the artists you love, using both software and boutique hardware in an analog studio.

Remix
Bring your own creativity to a pre-existing track!  The remix collaboration is a staple of the electronic music industry and a powerful pathway to new audiences.

Sound Design
Sound for screen and gaming is a booming industry that requires all sorts of fun and interesting sounds to be created, we will explore foley, sound design and location recording and show you how these are incorporated into commercial projects.

In addition to the topics above, the Diploma of Music Industry (EMP) will explore working in the creative industry and how to set your self up as a freelancer, with several assessments including group work that will teach you the soft skills to get you ahead in your chosen profession. We also have real-world industry projects from radio stations, animation- and post production-houses that we incorporate into the class activities.

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Careers

Graduate destinations

  • Electronic Music Producer
  • Recording Artist
  • Electronic Musician
  • Writer/Arranger
  • Composer
  • Sound Effects Producer
  • Remixer
  • Performance Artist
  • Jingle Writer

Modules

Diploma of Music Industry (Electronic Music Production)
VIEW MODULE DESCRIPTIONS
Trimester 1
Creative IndustryIntroduction to MixingElectronic MusicDAW Operation & Digital Audio
Trimester 2
Sampling and RecordingMusic Performance Music AnalysisRemixing
Trimester 3
Sound DesignMusic for ScreenMusic IndustryAdvanced DAW Operation and Mixing
  • Discipline 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
  • Sound system set up and tuning
  • Monitoring systems
  • Wireless systems
  • Workplace safety

For more information about SAE's assessment policy, click here:
Student Assessment - Policy

Trimester 1
Creative Industry
Introduction to Mixing
Electronic Music
DAW Operation & Digital Audio
Trimester 2
Sampling and Recording
Music Performance
Music Analysis
Remixing
Trimester 3
Sound Design
Music for Screen
Music Industry
Advanced DAW Operation and Mixing
  • Discipline 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
  • Sound system set up and tuning
  • Monitoring systems
  • Wireless systems
  • Workplace safety

For more information about SAE's assessment policy, click here:
Student Assessment - Policy

Key Info

  • DURATION(S):

    3 Trimesters

  • INTAKES:

    Sep 2017

    Feb 2018

  • NEXT INTAKE:

    Enrol By: 18 Sep 2017

    Start Date: 18 Sep 2017

    End Date: N/A

  • 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

Fees: view our current Fee Schedule for information on SAE course fees.

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

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