What will I learn?

Manipulate sound and play an indispensable role in the fast-paced acoustic industry.

This practice-based programme focuses on all aspects of music production involving the recording studio and sound reinforcement disciplines, including large-scale theatre and multimedia productions. Through a progressive structure of modules and assessments, you will be taken through the fundamentals of audio technologies and working methodologies of audio production. (this is the white text)

Working closely with other Performing Arts students from Music, Acting, Musical Theatre, and Theatre Production and Management, you will gain unique experiences in setting up and operating sound for live concerts and performances, as well as recording projects in the state-of-the-art recording studio at LASALLE.

Through hands-on projects, you will learn and hone the necessary skills for professional placement in this exciting and dynamic industry. Top local and international practitioners will provide knowledge and experience, as you gain confidence to take on industry-level projects. Upon completion, you will graduate with the necessary skill set to undertake a career in audio production.

The Diploma is offered as a full time programme over three years and is divided into three levels, which correspond to each academic year of the programme. The academic year is divided into two semesters of thirteen weeks with two additional Assessment Weeks (Week 14 and 15). There will be 120 credits for each year of study and successful Diploma graduates must gain a total of 360 credits points to earn the Diploma.

Diploma programmes span three levels, where your technical and vocational skills as well as competence and knowledge will be developed to ensure you are industry-ready. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded with a Diploma certificate. Thereafter, exceptional Diploma graduates may apply to enter Level 2 of a LASALLE BA(Hons) programme within the same discipline.

Career paths

Make an impact as: Studio Recording Engineer, Live Sound Reinforcement Engineer, Music Producer, Music Editor, Audio Video Systems Designer or Product Specialist or make your mark in a related career: Music Reviewer, Electronic Music Composer or Acoustician.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Performing Arts

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
SG$24,514.00 (13,38,831) per year
Subsidised fees per annum: SG $9,880

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

Start date

Expected August 2022


Faculty of Performing Arts

McNally Campus,

1 McNally Street,

187940, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. However, students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Singapore high school( i.e. Cambridge GCE O-Level/GCSE/IGCSE/Higher NITEC/NITEC Certificate/Singapore Integrated Programme).

English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 71
  • PTE Academic 42

Application deadline: 15th feb


About LASALLE College of the Arts

LASALLE College of the Arts is Asia’s leading tertiary institution in contemporary arts and design education and practice.

  • Comprehensive range of contemporary arts & design programmes
  • International faculty with strong industry connections
  • Award-winning campus in the heart of Singapore
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations across programmes