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What will I learn?

If you dream of a career as a Studio Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Producer, Live Sound Technician, PA Systems Engineer, AV Technician & Installer, or if you want to work as a Sound Designer or Post-Production Specialist for film and television including Dolby Atmos 3D immersive sound, this course is for you.

The Audio Engineering course is perfect for students who want to be producers and specialists in a variety of audio production fields including live sound, recording, producing and post-production. You will be taught and mentored by experienced industry experts who are currently working as live sound technicians, producers, and post-production specialists.

You will work with analogue and digital equipment in our cutting-edge facilities, where you will master a variety of software and learn in small-sized classes so that you finish the degree with a wealth of hands-on experience. Audio Engineering students also work closely with students from other courses to gain a well-rounded understanding of processes involved in the music and entertainment industry.

Collarts offers students a variety of real-life industry experiences so that they are career-ready when they graduate. Through our industry partnerships, students have opportunities to partake in a variety of real-world business experiences, gaining access to industry connections.

The Diploma of Arts (Audio Production) course is perfect for people wanting to work as producers and specialists in a variety of audio production fields including live sound, recording, producing, and post-production.

The diploma can be completed in two trimesters (8 months) of full-time study, where you will have the opportunity to progress into the Bachelor Degree or Double Degree (subject to academic performance).

THROUGHOUT THE DIPLOMA, YOU WILL

Gain an in-depth understanding of audio engineering, live sound, and production

→ Develop specialist studio recording and post-production skills

→ Create professional-quality recordings

→ Manage live audio production to a professional standard

→ Explore new audio and music technologies

→ Get real-life experience working at major festivals, events and through internship placements

→ Study on-campus or blended, with access to all of Collarts’ campus facilities

Which department am I in?

School of Entertainment

CRICOS

088016J

Study options

Full Time (2 trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$23,796.00 (12,94,668) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Cromwell Street Campus

67/69 Cromwell Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (2 trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$23,796.00 (12,94,668) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Brunswick Street Campus

209 Brunswick Street,

FITZROY,

Victoria,

3065, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

→ Must be at least 18 years old at course commencement

→ Successful completion of a senior secondary school certificate equivalent to Australian year 12

English Language Proficiency

An international student whose first language is not English should be able to speak and write English to a level sufficient to cope with the requirements of tertiary study. To be accepted to a course of study at Collarts, an international applicant must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency at one of the following minimum levels (or equivalent) with no individual band below 6.0:

• IELTS Band Score 6.0

• Cambridge CAE Score: 169

• Pearson Academic Score between 51-58

• TOEFL iBT Score between 60-78

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About Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Collarts offers a range of bachelor’s degrees in the design and entertainment areas.

  • Based in One of world’s most livable cities, Melbourne
  • Students are taught by award-winning leaders
  • New state-of-the-art facilities
  • Industry placements opportunities for all students