Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering

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Designed by industry for industry, our Advanced Diploma will push your career in music production or sound engineering to the next level. Our curriculum is founded upon over 85 years of experience at Abbey Road Studios, developing innovative recording techniques and training assistant engineers who have since become well respected sound engineers and producers in their own right.

During this intensive, one year programme you’ll learn from the extensive knowledge and expertise created at Abbey Road Studios. You’ll have access to industry standard equipment and studios and be taught by experts including guest lectures with multi award-winning professionals. Train with us and become part of a global network in the recording industry.

The diploma will develop you as a rounded professional, with technical skills, knowledge and expertise. You’ll be guided with a creative and informed approach to production and engineering and an understanding of the music business and how it operates.

AS A GRADUATE FROM ABBEY ROAD INSTITUTE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism characterized by proactivity and self-motivation
  • Utilise industry standard tools for creating, performing, recording, editing, mixing and mastering music
  • Develop and implement compositional and arrangement ideas for music productions
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team, maximizing group-based projects and outcomes
  • Time manage music production projects
  • Solve problems through reflection and adaptation of knowledge
  • Understand the fundamentals of the music business, including marketing issues and strategies
  • Manage your professional career development.

Key Facts:

Duration: 12 months – 48 weeks tuition
Next Start Date:  February 2020
Application Deadline: Deadline for February 2020 course is 3 January 2020 (subject to availability).
Study Mode: Full-time
Qualifications: Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering | NCFE customised qualification (level-5) | Avid Certified User: Pro Tools.
Course Leader: Carlos Lellis

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The curriculum is fantastic, extremely comprehensive, contemporary and relevant to today’s industry.

Andrea Mastroiacovo, Graduate 2018

Applying for the diploma was the best thing I could have done for my career. I'm really amazed at how much I learnt in one year.

Lizzie Arnold, Graduate 2019

There is some real visionary foresight in Abbey Road Institute being established to preserve the cultural legacy of Abbey Road.

Youth (Paul McCartney, The Verve, Killing Joke)

I had an incredible experience. The staff have so much to offer and cover so many different areas of music.

Luke Glazewski, Graduate 2019

The course taught me what it means to be a producer and engineer in the industry, I learned things I couldn’t have learned anywhere else.

Marta Di Nozzi, Graduate 2019

It’s a unique experience in so many ways, the location, the calibre of guest lecturers and access to Abbey Road Studios for classes is pretty amazing. There aren't many places you get to record a full orchestra!

Jason O’Bryan, Lecturer

Come with an open mind and a voracious appetite to soak up the magic! Be prepared to work hard - you’ll get out what you put in.

Ian Ramage, Lecturer