Immerse yourself in music production and develop the ability to move between various areas of the music industry with the Graduate Diploma in Music Production.
You will learn to:
- Produce a range of music and/or related material to a professional standard.
- Combine skills to create and record music and related works.
- Make creative and technical decisions based on listening analysis, research and critical thinking skills.
- Work independently to initiate and develop a plan to bring a project to a successful conclusion.
- Complete a complex project using industry-standard equipment and technology.
- Supervise a team to produce a professional level creative work.
This course aims to give students with a relevant undergraduate degree, or equivalent industry experience, the opportunity to immerse themselves in a year of music production topics at Level 7. Follow your passion and refine your musical talent.
- Applied Music
- Music Performance
- Contemporary Music Writing
- Contextual Studies
- Applied Audio Engineering
- Production Styles
- Sonic Art and Applied Production
- Major Project
- Professional audio engineer
- Audio producer in a commercial setting
Other roles include, but are not limited to:
- Teaching audio engineering (add teaching diploma)
- Audio-visual installer and operator
- Digital Audio Workstation operator
- Studio operator
- Studio set-up consultant
- Audio editor
- Sound designer
- Electronic music artist
- Commercial music producer
- Live sound engineer
- Audio sales representative
- Music retail technology expert
- Acoustic Engineer, Acoustician, Audiologist (via further study)
To successfully complete and be awarded the Graduate Diploma of Music Production students must complete the prescribed programme of study and attain a minimum of 120 credits.
All Applicants Each applicant should have an undergraduate degree or be able to demonstrate equivalence through a body of work.
Consideration will be given to applicants aged 20 years or older who do not meet the entry criteria if they can demonstrate a history of work, industry experience which in the opinion of the Programme Managers exhibits a likelihood of success in the programme of study.
Applicants may be required to attend an interview or provide a portfolio of audio related work.
English language requirement:
- 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)
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools or C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 4 (Academic) b) Level 4 (Academic)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42
Language Cert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than distinction in any band