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Diploma in Electronic Music Production

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

SAE Institute

Summary

This qualification is for individuals who wish to develop their experience and practice in the production of electronic music and in DJ production techniques. It provides the music industry with performers who have an extended repertoire of DJ and electronic music production skills to perform competently ad creatively. Graduates can contribute to the cultural, social and economic life of Aotearoa New Zealand.

AIM

To equip students with early-to-intermediate industry-led skills and knowledge in DJ and electronic music production. To facilitate the development of self-reflective creative practice, underpinned by transferable skills.

QUALIFICATION

This is an NZQA accredited programme of study that leads to the Level 5 NZ Diploma in DJ and Electronic Music Production.

SKILLS AND OUTCOMES

  • Beat making
  • Mixing for a genre
  • Software synths & MPC’s
  • Turntables
  • Analogue and digital console theory and practice
  • Multi-track recording
  • Microphone theory and techniques
  • Signal processing and effects
  • Signal flow
  • Monitoring systems
  • Workplace safety
  • Musical genres

CAREER OPTIONS IN THE MUSIC AND AUDIO INDUSTRIES

  • Music producer
  • Beat maker
  • Live performance
  • DJ
  • Post-production engineer
  • Recording engineer
  • Mixing engineer
  • Mastering engineer
  • Location recorder
  • Control room designer
  • Sound designer
  • Foley recorder (SFX)
  • Foley post sync dialogue engineer
  • Technician
  • Front of house sound
  • Monitor engineer
  • Studio manager
  • System installation
  • System designer
  • Technician
  • Hire manager
  • Station manager
  • Programme director
  • Radio presenter

Entry criteria

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.

Completion of the equivalent of NCEA Level 3 or University Entrance qualification.

English Language Requirements

International students who are not native English speakers need to provide additional evidence of language skills and complete one of the following:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A band score of 6 or higher (only the Academic Test is accepted), OR
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): A score of 550 or higher (paper based test), 60 or higher (internet based test)

All entry is at the discretion of the Academic Manager.

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