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What will I learn?

If you dream of a career as a Music Producer, Composer, DJ, Performer, Songwriter, Sound Designer, or as an Electronic Music Producer, Film & Media Composer or Gaming & Interactive Mixed Media Specialist, the Music Production course is for you.

The Music Production course combines performance, technology, composition, audio and industry skills to deliver a multifaceted music education. Whether you are just starting out or you are an experienced producer, songwriter, DJ, performer or engineer, this course provides you with comprehensive practical skills and knowledge to make a career in the industry.

You will be trained and mentored by industry experts who are currently working as music producers, audio professionals, recording artists and music creators, as well as learning from artist managers, studio engineers, and live sound technicians.

You will master a variety of software applications and be mentored in small sized classes, undertaking fundamental units in audio recording, digital audio workstations, music performance, digital and electronic instruments, music technology and music business management. Music Production students also work closely with students from other courses to gain a well-rounded understanding of processes involved in the music 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 (Music Production) combines performance, technology, composition, audio and industry skills to deliver a multifaceted music education.

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

THROUGHOUT THE DIPLOMA, YOU WILL

→ Gain fundamental knowledge about music production

→ Learn practical skills in software applications Ableton Live, Logic X and Pro Tools

→ Collaborate with other students and perform live

→ Explore new and emerging music production techniques and technologies

→ Develop songwriting, recording and performance skills

→ Create professional-quality music

→ Learn from industry experts and collaborate with students from other creative courses

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

Which department am I in?

School of Entertainment

CRICOS

104438E

Study options

Full Time (3 trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$23,328.00 (12,69,206) per year
AUD $8,748 per trimester (AUD $2,916 per unit)

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Collarts (Australian College of the Arts)

Wellington Street Campus,

208 Wellington Street,

COLLINGWOOD,

Victoria,

3066, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 trimesters)

Tuition fees
A$23,328.00 (12,69,206) per year
AUD $8,748 per trimester (AUD $2,916 per unit)

*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

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