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 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 music business, including marketing issues and strategies
  • Manage your professional career development.

Key Facts:

Duration: 12 months – 48 weeks tuition
Start Dates: 4 September 2017 or 5 March 2018
Study Mode: Full time
Qualification: Advanced Diploma
Course Leader: Carlos Lellis

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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

There is surely no better place to be when you are studying music production and sound engineering!

Tori Sunnucks, Graduate 2016

On the first day of the course it was clear that I had found my tribe; we’re like a family, and it’s uncanny how everyone gets on creatively.

Deborah Melliard, Graduate 2016