Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
MAINZ Christchurch Campus
Take your audio engineering skills to the next level! The New Zealand Diploma in Audio Engineering and Production - Level 6 provides a further year of study in audio engineering and production, giving depth and breadth to the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts learned in Level 5.
Enjoy a stimulating year working with sound. Apply creative and technical audio engineering processes and get a qualification along the way!
Electives: Choose two from:
Elective 1 Elective (not already completed) from this or other SIT programme
This qualification is for individuals who wish to develop their career as a professional audio engineer in the music industry.
It provides the music industry with people who have a range of audio engineering skills to produce a wide variety of music, recordings and sound-related works to a professional level.
Graduates can contribute to the cultural, social and economic life of Aotearoa New Zealand.
To successfully complete and be awarded the New Zealand Diploma in Audio Engineering and Production (Level 6) students must complete the prescribed programme of study and attain a minimum of 240 credits.
Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of one of the following:
NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or
Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or
Successful completion of a Bachelor ‘s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or
Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below:
IELTS test - Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score 5 TWE)
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 60 (with a writing score of 18)