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What will I learn?

Learn the key fundamentals of music production in a cutting-edge learning environment, overflowing with all the latest gear and equipment.

Through hands-on training, we’ll help you amplify your talents, refine your skills and be industry ready in a matter of months. You’ll be guided by master lecturers who will train you in mixing and recording techniques, as well as sound design, while also giving you great insight into the music industry.

As part of your course you’ll collaborate with musicians, create remixes and produce tracks using music production software such as Abelton Live or Logic Pro X.

Upon completion you will be eligible for up to 80 credit points towards either the Bachelor of Audio (Studio Production) or Bachelor of Audio (Post-Production).



Study options

Full Time (2 Trimesters - Fast Tracked (Full Time); 3 Trimesters - Full Time)

Tuition fees
A$28,040.00 (15,07,527) per year
Start date

30 May 2022, 19 September 2022


Brisbane Campus

Cnr Jane Street and Riverside Drive,



4101, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (2 Trimesters - Fast Tracked (Full Time); 3 Trimesters - Full Time)

Tuition fees
A$28,040.00 (15,07,527) per year
Start date

30 May 2022, 19 September 2022


SAE Institute

Byron Bay Campus,

373-391 Ewingsdale Road,


New South Wales,

2481, NORTH COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must satisfy one of the following entry requirements: Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (your Year 12 certificate) or equivalent; OR Completion of a Certificate IV qualification or higher (for example a TAFE Certificate IV); OR Experience-Based Entry – for applicants who do not meet the requirements of entry criteria 1 or 2 above. English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic: 5.5 overall score. No band score less than 5.0; PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic: 36 overall score; TOEFL iBT (Internet Based Test): 63 overall score.

For international students

Academic requirements
Successful completion of secondary school studies (assessed as an equivalent of Australian Year 12 secondary studies). Minimum overall pass is required.

Minimum age requirements
International students seeking admission to SAE must be at least 18 years of age prior to the commencement of their study.

English language requirements

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): An overall score of 5.5 or higher with no individual band lower than 5.0 (only the Academic Test is accepted), OR
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 63 overall (internet-based test); OR
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Academic score of 36 or higher, OR
  • Completion of Year 12 English in an Australian secondary school or college or equivalent with a minimum result of “Satisfactory” or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of an Academic English program with an SAE-approved Australian-based English partner. Please refer to our SAE International Study Pathways for more information.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.